fer-

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Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *fer-, unstressed form of Proto-Germanic *fur-, *fra- (away, far). Akin to Old High German ver-, Gothic faír-

Prefix[edit]

fer-

  1. unstressed form of Old English prefix for-

Usage notes[edit]

fer-, the unstressed form, was supplanted in later Old English in all cases by for-