fert

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German. Cognate with Old Norse fjǫrð (last year). From Proto-Indo-European *peruti. Cognates include Sanskrit परुत् (parut, last year), Persian ﭙار (pār, last year), Ancient Greek πέρυσι (pérusi, last year), Lithuanian pernai (last year) and Old Armenian հերու (heru, last year).

Adverb[edit]

fert

  1. (archaic) last year
    • 1529, Martin Luther, Das Große Katechismus, "Das dritte Gebot":
      ...und wenn das jar umb ist, können sie hewer so viel als fert.
      ...and when the year is ended, they know as much this year as last year.

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fert

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of ferō

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “fert”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre