får

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See also: far, faar, Far, fár, fær, and far-

Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish far, from Old Norse *fāʀ (east), fær (west), from Proto-Germanic *fahaz.

Noun[edit]

får n (singular definite fåret, plural indefinite får)

  1. sheep
Inflection[edit]
Hyponyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

får

  1. present tense of

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

får n (definite singular fåret, indefinite plural får, definite plural fåra or fårene)

  1. (literary) sheep

Verb[edit]

får

  1. present of

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

får

  1. present of

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /foːr/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish fār, from (eastern) Old Norse *fāʀ (Old West Norse fær), from Proto-Germanic *fahaz, from Proto-Indo-European *póḱos.

Noun[edit]

får n

  1. a sheep (animal)
  2. a sheep, a follower (member of a congregation, follower of a leader, the latter being described as a shepherd)
  3. an idiot (a slow-thinking, stupid person)
Declension[edit]
Declension of får 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative får fåret får fåren
Genitive fårs fårets fårs fårens
Related terms[edit]
See also[edit]

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

får

  1. present tense of .