fordon

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English fordōn, from Proto-Germanic *fradōną.

Verb[edit]

fordon (third-person singular simple present fordoth, present participle fordede, simple past and past participle fordone)

  1. to kill

Descendants[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fradōną (to do away with), equivalent to for- +‎ dōn. Cognate with Old Saxon fardōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fordōn

  1. to kill, destroy, exterminate
    • 1846, Benjamin Thorpe (editor), Þā Hālgan Godspel on Englisc, Matheuses Ġerecednys, 10:21[1]
      Sōðlīċe brōðer sylþ his brōðer tō dēaþe, and fæder his sunu, and bearn arīsaþ onġēn māgas, and tō dēaþe hiġ fordōð.
      Forsooth brother delivers his brother to death, as the father does his son, and children arise against kinsmen and put them to death.
  2. to seduce, corrupt, defile

Conjugation[edit]

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fara (to travel) or fora (a cargo) +‎ don (a tool)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fordon n

  1. a vehicle, a conveyance
    Med spårvagn menas fordon, som löper å i marken nedlagda skenor.
    Tramcars are vehicles which move over railways.

Declension[edit]

Declension of fordon 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fordon fordonet fordon fordonen
Genitive fordons fordonets fordons fordonens

See also[edit]