farfar

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From far +‎ far. From Old Norse fǫðurfaðir (literally father's father). Compare Icelandic föðurfaðir, Norwegian farfar, Swedish farfar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /faːˀrfaːr/, [ˈfɑˀˌfɑː]

Noun[edit]

farfar (singular definite farfaren or farfaderen, plural indefinite farfædre)

  1. paternal grandfather

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]



Maltese[edit]

Root
f-r-f-r
1 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَرْفَرَ(farfara).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

farfar (imperfect jfarfar, past participle mfarfar)

  1. to brush off, to swipe away

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From far +‎ far

Noun[edit]

farfar m (definite singular farfaren, indefinite plural farfedre, definite plural farfedrene)

  1. paternal grandfather

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From far +‎ far.

Noun[edit]

farfar m (definite singular farfaren, indefinite plural farfedrar, definite plural farfedrane)

  1. paternal grandfather

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

far +‎ far

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

farfar c

  1. a father's father; a paternal grandfather

Declension[edit]

Declension of farfar 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative farfar farfadern farfäder farfäderna
Genitive farfars farfaderns farfäders farfädernas