gefædera

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gafaderô, equivalent to ġe- +‎ fæder +‎ -a. Akin to Low German Gevadder, Gevader, Old High German gifatero (German Gevatter), Middle Dutch gevadere (Dutch gevader).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jeˈfæder.ɑ/, [jeˈfæðer]

Noun[edit]

ġefædera m ‎(nominative plural ġefæderan)

  1. godfather

Declension[edit]