fer

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See also: -fer, Fer, fér, and fær

English[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

fer

  1. (regional) Eye dialect spelling of for.

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Aragonese[edit]

Verb[edit]

fer

  1. to make

Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin facere, present active infinitive of faciō.

Verb[edit]

fer (first-person singular present faig, past participle fet)

  1. to make, to produce
    Fer vinagre.
    To make vinegar.
    Aquesta terra fa molt bon blat.
    This land produces very good wheat.
    Quatre i quatre fan vuit.
    Four and four make eight.
    Fer d'un enemic un aliat.
    To turn an enemy into an ally.
  2. to make up
    Els jubilats fan un quart de la població.
    Retired people make up a quarter of the population.
  3. to do, to cause to be done
  4. to make do
  5. to give
    El primer marit li va fer dos fills.
    Her first husband gave her two sons.
    Feu-me mig quilo de formatge.
    Give me half a kilo of cheese.
  6. to lay
    La canària ha fet un ou.
    The canary has laid an egg.
  7. to cause
  8. to go
  9. (impersonal, of weather) to be
    Fa fred!
    It is cold!
  10. to play
  11. to measure
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin ferus.

Adjective[edit]

fer m (feminine fera, masculine plural fers, feminine plural feres)

  1. wild
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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fer

  1. third-person singular present of fara

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fer m (plural fers)

  1. iron
  2. shoe (for horse); steel tip
  3. (golf) iron
  4. iron (appliance)
  5. (in the plural, archaic) irons, fetters

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fer

  1. first-person singular present active subjunctive of for
  2. second-person singular present active imperative of fero

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

fer

  1. rafsi of fenra.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fer, from Proto-Celtic *wiros, from Proto-Indo-European *wiHrós.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fer m (plural fir)

  1. man
    Cha nel mee lowal rish y fer aeg shen. — I do not approve of that young man.

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Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fer er ver
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French faire.

Verb[edit]

fer (medial form fer)

  1. To make
  2. To do

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Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fer

  1. far

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

fer

  1. present tense of fara and fare

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin faciō

Verb[edit]

fer

  1. to do
  2. to make

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ferrum.

Noun[edit]

fer m (oblique plural fers, nominative singular fers, nominative plural fer)

  1. iron (metal)
  2. (by extension) sword (made of iron)

Etymology 2[edit]

Latin ferum, accusative of ferus (wild)

Adjective[edit]

fer

  1. cruel; harsh
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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From West Proto-Germanic *ferro-, whence also Old English feorr.

Adjective[edit]

fer

  1. remote

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wiros, from Proto-Indo-European *wiHrós. Cognates include Latin vir, Sanskrit वीर (vīrá) and Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌹𐍂 (waír).

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Noun[edit]

fer m

  1. man
  2. husband

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Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fer ḟer fer
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Saxon[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proto-Germanic *ferro, an old comparative form

Adverb[edit]

fer

  1. far

Etymology 2[edit]

Proto-Germanic *ferro.

Adjective[edit]

fer

  1. far
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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Vallader) far

Etymology[edit]

From Latin faciō, facere.

Verb[edit]

fer

  1. (Puter) to do, make

Scots[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fer (comparative ferther, superlative ferthest)

  1. (South Scots) far

Welsh[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fer

  1. Mutated form of ber (short).

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ber fer mer unchanged