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From Proto-Germanic *faþǭ, *faþō (“father's sister”), from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (“father”). Akin to Old Frisian fethe (“father's sister, aunt”), Middle Low German vade (“father's sister”), Old English fæder (“father”).
- father's sister, paternal aunt
Declension of faþe (weak)