faar

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian feder, from Proto-Germanic *fadēr, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr. Compare North Frisian faaðer, fåår, English father, Dutch vader, Low German Vader, German Vater, Danish fader, far.

Noun[edit]

faar (plural fâden)

  1. (archaic) father (used mainly as an affix; for example, stamfaar = tribal patriarch)

Synonyms[edit]

  • heit (normal word for father)