fæc

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *faką(division, piece, part), from Proto-Indo-European *pāǵe-(to nail, fasten). Cognate with Old Frisian fek, Old Saxon fak (Dutch vak), Old High German fah (German Fach), Latin pangere.

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Noun[edit]

fæc n ‎(nominative plural facu)

  1. a division, space
  2. a portion, period, or space of time; while; an interval
  3. period of five years, lustrum

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