farmer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *fermer, fermour(a steward, bailliff, collector of taxes), partly from Old French fermier(a farmer, a lessee, husbandman, bailliff), from Medieval Latin firmarius(one to whom land is rented, a collector of taxes, deputy), from firma, see farm; and partly from Old English feormere(a purveyor of a guild, a supplier of food, a grocer, farmer), from feormian(to purvey, supply, feed), equivalent to farm +‎ -er. More at farm.

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Noun[edit]

farmer ‎(plural farmers)

  1. A person who works the land and/or who keeps livestock, especially on a farm.
    • 2012 December 1, “An internet of airborne things”, in The Economist[1], volume 405, number 8813, page 3 (Technology Quarterly):
      A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.
  2. Agent noun of farm; someone or something that farms.
  3. (historical) One who takes taxes, customs, excise, or other duties, to collect for a certain rate per cent.
    a farmer of the revenues
  4. (historical, mining) The lord of the field, or one who farms the lot and cope of the crown.

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Usage note[edit]

Farmer is probably the last occupational descriptor to have been used as a prefix to a surname in everyday usage: e.g. Farmer Brown. This usage was common until the mid 20th century.

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɒrmɛr]
  • Hyphenation: far‧mer

Etymology 1[edit]

From the German Farmer, from the French fermier(farmer), from the Old French ferme(farm, rental), from the Medieval Latin ferma, firma(rent, tribute, food, feast), from Old English feorm(rent, provisions, supplies, feast). More at farm.

Noun[edit]

farmer ‎(plural farmerek)

  1. farmer
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative farmer farmerek
accusative farmert farmereket
dative farmernek farmereknek
instrumental farmerrel farmerekkel
causal-final farmerért farmerekért
translative farmerré farmerekké
terminative farmerig farmerekig
essive-formal farmerként farmerekként
essive-modal
inessive farmerben farmerekben
superessive farmeren farmereken
adessive farmernél farmereknél
illative farmerbe farmerekbe
sublative farmerre farmerekre
allative farmerhez farmerekhez
elative farmerből farmerekből
delative farmerről farmerekről
ablative farmertől farmerektől
Possessive forms of farmer
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. farmerem farmereim
2nd person sing. farmered farmereid
3rd person sing. farmere farmerei
1st person plural farmerünk farmereink
2nd person plural farmeretek farmereitek
3rd person plural farmerük farmereik

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Etymology 2[edit]

Shortening of farmeröltözet or farmernadrág.

Adjective[edit]

farmer (not comparable)

  1. denim
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative farmer farmerek
accusative farmert farmereket
dative farmernek farmereknek
instrumental farmerrel farmerekkel
causal-final farmerért farmerekért
translative farmerré farmerekké
terminative farmerig farmerekig
essive-formal farmerként farmerekként
essive-modal
inessive farmerben farmerekben
superessive farmeren farmereken
adessive farmernél farmereknél
illative farmerbe farmerekbe
sublative farmerre farmerekre
allative farmerhez farmerekhez
elative farmerből farmerekből
delative farmerről farmerekről
ablative farmertől farmerektől

Noun[edit]

farmer ‎(plural farmerek)

  1. blue jeans
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative farmer farmerek
accusative farmert farmereket
dative farmernek farmereknek
instrumental farmerrel farmerekkel
causal-final farmerért farmerekért
translative farmerré farmerekké
terminative farmerig farmerekig
essive-formal farmerként farmerekként
essive-modal
inessive farmerben farmerekben
superessive farmeren farmereken
adessive farmernél farmereknél
illative farmerbe farmerekbe
sublative farmerre farmerekre
allative farmerhez farmerekhez
elative farmerből farmerekből
delative farmerről farmerekről
ablative farmertől farmerektől
Possessive forms of farmer
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. farmerem farmereim
2nd person sing. farmered farmereid
3rd person sing. farmere farmerei
1st person plural farmerünk farmereink
2nd person plural farmeretek farmereitek
3rd person plural farmerük farmereik
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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fârmer/
  • Hyphenation: far‧mer

Noun[edit]

fȁrmer m ‎(Cyrillic spelling фа̏рмер)

  1. farmer

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