fæger

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Fæger is the Old English word for fair, from Proto-Germanic *fagraz, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂ḱ- (to fasten, place). Cognate with Old Saxon fagar, Old High German fagar, Old Norse fagr (Danish fager and Swedish fager, Icelandic fagur), Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌲𐍂𐍃 (fagrs).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fæġer (comparative fæġra, superlative fæġrost)

  1. beautiful, good-looking, attractive

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative fæġ(e)ra fæġ(e)re fæġ(e)re fæġ(e)ran nom. fæġer fæġ(e)re fæġer fæġ(e)ra, -e
accusative fæġ(e)ran fæġ(e)re fæġ(e)ran acc. fæġerne fæġer fæġ(e)re fæġ(e)re fæġer fæġ(e)ra, -e
genitive fæġ(e)ran fæġerra, fæġ(e)rena gen. fæġ(e)res fæġ(e)res fæġerre fæġerra
dative fæġ(e)ran fæġ(e)rum dat. fæġ(e)rum fæġ(e)rum fæġerre fæġ(e)rum
instrumental fæġ(e)re


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