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FARU

  • noun [ feminineneuter ]
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Grammar
FARU, e; f.
Wright's OE grammar
§366; §562;
a going, journey, passage; ĭter, profectio, ĭtio, transĭtus
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  • Hit ys Godesfaru

    est transĭtus Dŏmĭni [passover],

    • Ex. 12,
    • 11.
family, what is movable; fămĭlia, cŏmĭtātus
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  • God ðá gemunde Noes fare

    God then remembered Noah's family,

    • Gen. 8,
    • 1.
  • Mid ealre fare , and mid eallum ǽhtum

    with all his family, and with all his possessions,

    • 12,
    • 5.
  • Abram ðá ferde of Egipta lande mid ealre his fare

    Abram then went from the land of the Egyptians with all his family,

      1
    • 2,
    • 20.
  • Gewít ðú nú feran and ðíne fare lǽdan ceápas

    begin thou now to depart and lead thy family and thy cattle,

    • Cd. 83
    • ;
    • Th. 105 1
    • ;
    • Gen. 1746
    • .
expedition, march; expĕdītio, agmen migrantium
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  • He ðas fare lǽdeþ

    he leadeth this expedition,

    • Cd. 170
    • ;
    • Th. 213,
    • 19;
    • Exod. 554
    • .
Etymology
[
Piers P. Chauc. fare:
Laym. fære, fare, uare, faren:
O. Frs. fare, fera, fere, fer, f:
Ger. far, fahr, f. res mŏbĭlis:
M. H.Ger. var, f. ĭter:
O. H. Ger. fuora, f. ĭtio:
Icel. för, f. a journey, expedition
.]
Derived forms
earh- [earg-] faru, forþ-, fyrd-, gár-, hægl-, man-, streám-, wǽg-, wolcen-, ýþ-
Similar entries
v. fær; n. and f.
Linked entries
v.  from-faru gár-faru mann-faru fare.
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  • FARU, n.