fehu

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fehu, from Proto-Indo-European *peḱu- (livestock, domestic animals). Germanic cognates include Old Frisian fia, Old English feoh ‘cattle, property’ (English fee), Dutch vee, Old High German fihu (German Vieh), Old Norse (Swedish ), Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌹𐌷𐌿. The Indo-European root is also the source of Sanskrit पशु (páśu) ‘cattle’, Latin pecus, Old Armenian ասր (asr, fleece) and Lithuanian pēkus ‘cattle’.

Noun[edit]

fehu n

  1. cattle, livestock
  2. property
  3. money
  4. the runic character (/f/)

Declension[edit]