feart

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Scots[edit]

Adjective[edit]

feart (comparative mair feart, superlative maist feart)

  1. frightened, afraid

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from Middle Dutch vart, vaert, from Old Dutch fard, farth, from Proto-Germanic *fardiz, *farþiz. Cognate with Old Frisian ferd.

Noun[edit]

feart c (plural fearten, diminutive feartsje)

  1. (uncountable) speed, rapidity
  2. (uncountable) sailing, navigation
  3. (countable) canal