frændi

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse frændi, from Proto-Germanic *frijōndz.

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frændi m (genitive singular frænda, plural frændur)

  1. relative
  2. friend

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse frændi, from Proto-Germanic *frijōndz.

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Noun[edit]

frændi m (genitive singular frænda, nominative plural frændur)

  1. a male relative excluding brothers and direct ancestors or descendants; a (male) cousin, uncle, nephew, etc.
  2. (archaic) any male relative

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From frjándi, present participle of frjá (to love), corresponding to Proto-Germanic *frijōndz (see also fjándi (enemy)). Compare Old Saxon friund (Low German frund), Old English frēond (Modern English friend), Old Frisian friōnd, friūnd (Albanian freon), Old High German friunt (German Freund), Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌹𐌾𐍉𐌽𐌳𐍃 (frijōnds, friend).

Noun[edit]

frændi m

  1. a friend
  2. a (usu. male) relative

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