fár

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See also: far, Far, får, fær, and far-

Faroese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fár, from Proto-Germanic *fērą.

Noun[edit]

fár n (genitive singular fárs, uncountable)

  1. (poetic) accident, anger, calamity
Declension[edit]
Declension of fár (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative fár fárið
accusative fár fárið
dative fári fárinum
genitive fárs fársins

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fær, from Proto-Germanic *fahaz.

Noun[edit]

fár n (genitive singular fárs, plural fár)

  1. sheep
Declension[edit]
Declension of fár
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative fár fárið fár fárini
accusative fár fárið fár fárini
dative fári fárinum fárum fárunum
genitive fárs fársins fára fáranna

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fár, from Proto-Germanic *fawaz.

Adjective[edit]

fár (comparative færri, superlative fæstur)

  1. (usually in the plural, except when used with collective nouns and mass nouns) few
  2. in low spirits, unenthusiastic, impassive
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fár, from Proto-Germanic *fērą.

Noun[edit]

fár n (genitive singular fárs, no plural)

  1. accident, anger, calamity
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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fawaz, whence also Old English fēaw (English few), Old Frisian fe, Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐍅𐌰𐌹 (fawai).

Adjective[edit]

fár (comparative færri, superlative fæstr)

  1. few

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fērą, whence also Old English fǣr, Old Saxon vār, Old High German fāra.

Noun[edit]

fár n

  1. bale, harm, mischief, anger
  2. dangerous illness
Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: fár n