fae

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See also: FAE, fåe, fa'e, , and

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fae (comparative more fae, superlative most fae)

  1. Alternative spelling of fey (magical, fairylike)

Noun[edit]

fae pl (plural only)

  1. Alternative spelling of fey (fairy folk)

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Anagrams[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE word
*wáy

From Proto-Celtic *wai, from Proto-Indo-European *wai.

Interjection[edit]

fae

  1. woe !

References[edit]

G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “fae”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language


Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Lowland Scots variant of frae.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

fae

  1. (Lowlands Scots) from
    Whaur are ye fae?Where are you from?

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Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

fae

  1. Soft mutation of bae.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bae fae mae unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West Makian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fae

  1. (transitive) to feed

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of fae (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tafae mafae afae
2nd person nafae fafae
3rd person inanimate ifae dafae
animate
imperative nafae, fae fafae, fae

Alternative forms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This term may or may not specifically refer to feeding children.

References[edit]

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics
  • James Collins (1982) Further Notes Towards a West Makian Vocabulary"[2], Pacific linguistics