fædera

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *fadurjô (paternal uncle), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father). Akin to Old Frisian federia (paternal uncle), Old High German fataro, fatureo, fetiro (paternal uncle, male cousin) (whence German Vetter (male cousin), Old English fæder (father).

Noun[edit]

fædera m

  1. father's brother, paternal uncle

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