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FARAN

  • verb [ strong ]
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Grammar
FARAN, to farenne; ic fare, ðú farest, færest, færst, færsþ, he fareþ, færeþ, færþ, pl. faraþ; p. fór, pl. fóron; pp.
Wright's OE grammar
§48; §54; §55; §57; §58; §78; §128; §153; §165; §197; §225; §226; §278; §475; §476; §482; §484; §508;
faren, A word expressing every kind of going from one place to another, hence
to go, proceed, travel, march, sail; īre, vādĕre, incēdĕre, transīre, migrāre, nāvīgāre
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  • Faran ofer feldas

    to go over fields,

    • Exon. 108 b
    • ;
    • Th. 415,
    • 8;
    • Rä, 33,
    • 8.
  • Nú wylle ic faran

    now I will go,

    • Lk. Bos. 14, 19,
    • 31.
  • We fóron

    transīvĭmus,

    • Ps. Spl. 65,
    • 11.
  • Ic fór fram ðé

    I went from thee,

    • Gen. 31,
    • 31.
  • Constantius, se míldesta man, fór on Bryttanie, and ðǽr gefór

    Constantius, the mildest man, went into Britain, and there died,

    • Ors. 6,
    • 30;
    • Bos. 126,
    • 39.
  • Fór fámig scip

    the foaming ship sailed,

    • Cd. 71
    • ;
    • Th. 85,
    • 19;
    • Gen. 1417
    • .
to FARE, happen, to be in any state; versāri in ălĭqua re, se hăbēre ălĭquo mŏdo,
  • Cd. 26
  • ;
  • Th. 34,
  • 2;
  • Gen. 531
  • .
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  • Ic fare bútan bearnum I have no children [lit. I go without children], Gen. 15, 2. Hú mæg se man wel faran how can the man fare well? Ælfc. T. 40, 3.
Etymology
[
Piers P. faren, fare:
Wyc. Chauc. fare:
Laym. fære, færen, faren, uaren:
Orm. farenn:
Plat. faren:
O. Sax. faran:
Frs. ferren:
O. Frs. fara:
Dut. váren:
Ger. fahren, faren :
M. H. Ger. varn:
O. H. Ger. faran:
Goth. faran:
Dan. fare :
Swed. fara :
Icel. fara :
Sansk. pri to bring over
.]
Derived forms
a-faran, be-, for-, forþ-, ge-, geond-, in-, of-, ofer-, on-, -óþ-, þurh-, to-, -út-, wið-, ymbe-
Linked entries
v.  feran færan.
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