faither

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Scots[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English fader, from Old English fæder, from Proto-Germanic *fadēr, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfeːðər], [ˈfɛðər]
  • (Mid Northern Scots) IPA(key): [ˈfɪðər]
  • (Insular Scots) IPA(key): [faːdər]

Noun[edit]

faither (plural faithers)

  1. father

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