π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰

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Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fuhΗ­ (β€œvixen”). Cognates include Old High German foha and Old Norse fΓ³a (β€œvixen”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰ β€’ (fauhōf

  1. fox (animal)
    • 4th Century, Wulfila (tr.), Gothic Bible: Gospel of Matthew (Codex Argenteus) 8.20:[1]
      𐌾𐌰𐌷 𐌡𐌰𐌸 𐌳𐌿 𐌹𐌼𐌼𐌰 πŒΉπŒ΄πƒπŒΏπƒ: π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰πŒ½πƒ πŒ²π‚π‰πŒ±π‰πƒ 𐌰𐌹𐌲𐌿𐌽, 𐌾𐌰𐌷 π†πŒΏπŒ²πŒ»π‰πƒ πŒ·πŒΉπŒΌπŒΉπŒ½πŒΉπƒ πƒπŒΉπ„πŒ»πŒ°πŒ½πƒ, 𐌹𐌸 πƒπŒΏπŒ½πŒΏπƒ πŒΌπŒ°πŒ½πƒ 𐌽𐌹 𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌹𐌸 πˆπŒ°π‚ 𐌷𐌰𐌿𐌱𐌹𐌸 πƒπŒ΄πŒΉπŒ½ πŒ°πŒ½πŒ°πŒ·πŒ½πŒ°πŒΉπ…πŒΎπŒ°πŒΉ.
      jah qaΓΎ du imma iΔ“sus: fauhōns grōbōs aigun, jah fuglōs himinis sitlans, iΓΎ sunus mans ni habaiΓΎ Ζ•ar haubiΓΎ sein anahnaiwjai.
      And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. (KJV).
    • 4th Century, Wulfila (tr.), Gothic Bible: Gospel of Luke (Codex Argenteus) 9.58:[2]
      𐌾𐌰𐌷 𐌡𐌰𐌸 𐌳𐌿 𐌹𐌼𐌼𐌰 πŒΉπŒ΄πƒπŒΏπƒ: π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰πŒ½πƒ πŒ²π‚π‰πŒ±π‰πƒ 𐌰𐌹𐌲𐌿𐌽 𐌾𐌰𐌷 π†πŒΏπŒ²πŒ»π‰πƒ πŒ·πŒΉπŒΌπŒΉπŒ½πŒΉπƒ πƒπŒΉπ„πŒ»πŒ°πŒ½πƒ; 𐌹𐌸 πƒπŒΏπŒ½πŒΏπƒ πŒΌπŒ°πŒ½πƒ 𐌽𐌹 𐌷𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌹𐌸 πˆπŒ°π‚ 𐌷𐌰𐌿𐌱𐌹𐌸 𐌲𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌲𐌾𐌰𐌹.
      jah qaΓΎ du imma iΔ“sus: fauhōns grōbōs aigun jah fuglōs himinis sitlans; iΓΎ sunus mans ni habaiΓΎ Ζ•ar haubiΓΎ galagjai.
      And Jesus said unto him, Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests; but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head. (KJV).

Declension[edit]

No singular forms are attested, but they probably existed.

Feminine ōn-stem
Singular Plural
Nominative π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰
fauhō
π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰πŒ½πƒ
fauhōns
Vocative π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰
fauhō
π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰πŒ½πƒ
fauhōns
Accusative π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰πŒ½
fauhōn
π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰πŒ½πƒ
fauhōns
Genitive π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰πŒ½πƒ
fauhōns
π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰πŒ½π‰
fauhōnō
Dative π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰πŒ½
fauhōn
π†πŒ°πŒΏπŒ·π‰πŒΌ
fauhōm

Hypernyms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matthew chapter 8 Provided by Project Wulfila 2004, University of Antwerp, Belgium. Last modified on 2005-03-30 by TDH.
  2. ^ Luke chapter 9 Provided by Project Wulfila 2004, University of Antwerp, Belgium. Last modified on 2005-03-30 by TDH.

Further reading[edit]

  • Streitberg, Wilhelm (1910). Die gotische Bibel. Zweiter Teil: Gotisch-griechisch-deutsches WΓΆrterbuch. Heidelberg: Carl Winter’s UniversitΓ€tsbuchhandlung, p. 32