FÆDER
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FÆDER
feder; indecl. in sing. but gen. fæderes and dat. fædere are sometimes found; pl. nom. acc. fæderas; gen. a; dat. um; m. A FATHER; păter Fæder and módor a father and mother; hic et hæc parens, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 38; Som. 12, 48. On Fæder geardas in the dwellings of the Father, Salm. Kmbl. 832; Sal. 415, Mid fæder ðínne with thy father, Exon. 12 b; Th, 22, 9; Cri. 349, We bletsiaþ bilewitne Feder we bless the merciful Father, Hy. 8, 8; Hy. Grn. ii. 290, 8. Sunu his fæderes son of his father, Cd. 226; Th. 301, 12; Sat. 580. Ðis is se ilca God, ðone fæderas cúðon this is the same God, whom your fathers knew, Andr. Kmbl. 1504; An. 753: Elen. Kmbl. 796; El. 398. Ne sleá man fæderas for suna gylton, ne suna for fædera gilton non occīdentur patres pro fīliis, nec fīlii pro patrĭbus, Deut. 24, 16. Bebeád fæderum ussum mandāvit patrĭbus nostris, Ps. Th. 77, 7. 2. 1 Fæder păter: 2 ealda [MS. ealde] fæder ăvus: 3 þridda [MS. þridde] fæder proăvus: 4 feówerþa [MS. feówerþe] fæder ăbăvus: 5 fífta [MS. fífte] fæder ătăvus: 6 sixta fæder sextus pater, trĭtăvus, Ælfc. Gl. 90, 91; Som. 75, 4-14; Wrt. Voc. 51, 49-59: 72, 18-23: Nat. S. Greg. Els. p. 4, note. [Wyc. fader, fadir: Piers P. Chauc. fader: Laym. fæder, fader, uader: Orm. faderr: Plat. vader, m: O. Sax. fader, fadar, m: Frs. faer: O. Frs. feder, fader, feider, m: Dut. vader, m: Ger. M. H. Ger. vater, m: O. H. Ger. fatar, fater, m: Goth. fadar; gen. fadrs; dat. fadr, m: Dan. Swed. fader, m: Icel. faðir, m: Lat. păter, m: Grk. πατήρ, m: Sansk. pi-tri fromto guard, preserve.] DER. ǽr-fæder, eald-, forþ-, fóster-, god-, heáfod-, heáh-, sóþ-, steóp-, wealdend-, wuldor-: fædera, ge-fædera, suhter-.
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