fœða

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fōdijaną (to feed, give birth). Cognate with Old English fēdan, Old Frisian fēda, Old Saxon fōdian, Old High German fuotan, Gothic 𐍆𐍉𐌳𐌾𐌰𐌽 (fōdjan).

Verb[edit]

fœða (singular past indicative fœddi, plural past indicative fœddu, past participle fœddr)

  1. to feed, nourish, give food
  2. to rear, bring up
  3. to give birth to

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fōdô (food, nourishment). Cognate with Old English fōda.

Noun[edit]

fœða f (genitive fœðu)

  1. (uncountable, in the singular) food

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