fæða

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fœða(to feed, to give birth), from Proto-Germanic *fōdijaną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂-. Cognate to Faroese føða, Swedish föda, Norwegian and Danish føde, English feed, Dutch voeden.

Verb[edit]

fæða ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fæddi, supine fætt)

  1. to give birth to
  2. to feed, to nourish
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fœða(food), from Proto-Germanic *fōdô, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂-. Cognate to Faroese føði, Swedish föda, Danish føde, English food.

Noun[edit]

fæða f ‎(genitive singular fæðu, no plural)

  1. food
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