fár

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See also: far, får, and fær

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fár, from Proto-Germanic *fērą.

Noun[edit]

fár n (genitive singular fárs, uncountable)

  1. (poetic) accident, anger, calamity
Declension[edit]
n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative fár fárið
Accusative fár fárið
Dative fári fárinum
Genitive fárs fársins

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fær, from Proto-Germanic *fahaz.

Noun[edit]

fár n (genitive singular fárs, plural fár)

  1. sheep
Declension[edit]
n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fár fárið fár fárini
Accusative fár fárið fár fárini
Dative fári fárinum fárum fárunum
Genitive fárs fársins fára fáranna

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fár, from Proto-Germanic *fawaz.

Adjective[edit]

fár (comparative færri, superlative fæstur)

  1. (usually in the plural, except when used with collective nouns and mass nouns) few
  2. in low spirits, unenthusiastic, impassive
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fár, from Proto-Germanic *fērą.

Noun[edit]

fár n (genitive singular fárs, no plural)

  1. accident, anger, calamity
Declension[edit]

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fawaz, whence also Old English fēaw (English few), Old Frisian fe, Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐍅𐌰𐌹 (fawai).

Adjective[edit]

fár (comparative færri, superlative fæstr)

  1. few

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fērą, whence also Old English fǣr, Old Saxon vār, Old High German fāra.

Noun[edit]

fár n

  1. bale, harm, mischief, anger
  2. dangerous illness
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: fár n