fren

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English frenne, contracted from forrene foreign. See foreign (adjective).

Noun[edit]

fren (plural frens)

  1. (obsolete) A stranger.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for fren in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

fren (plural frens)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of friend.

Anagrams[edit]


Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fren (third-person singular present frens, present participle frennin, past frennit, past participle frennit)

  1. (poetic) To rage; to be in a state of rage.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French frein.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [fɾen]
  • Hyphenation: fren

Noun[edit]

fren (definite accusative freni, plural frenler)

  1. (automotive) brake

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative fren
Definite accusative freni
Singular Plural
Nominative fren frenler
Definite accusative freni frenleri
Dative frene frenlere
Locative frende frenlerde
Ablative frenden frenlerden
Genitive frenin frenlerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular frenim frenlerim
2nd singular frenin frenlerin
3rd singular freni frenleri
1st plural frenimiz frenlerimiz
2nd plural freniniz frenleriniz
3rd plural frenleri frenleri

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • fren”, in Güncel Türkçe Sözlük [Contemporary Turkish Dictionary]‎[1], Türk Dil Kurumu, (Please provide a date or year)