פֿאַר

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German furi, from Proto-Germanic *furi (for), from Proto-Indo-European *peri- (around). Compare German für. Akin to English for and Dutch voor.

Preposition[edit]

פֿאַר (far)

  1. (unstressed) for
  2. (unstressed) than
  3. (stressed) before, in front of, ahead of, prior to
  4. (stressed) before, prior to

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

פֿאַר (far)

  1. pro, for, in favor, supporting