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FÆDER

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
FÆDER, feder; indecl. in sing. but gen. fæderes and dat. fædere are sometimes found; pl. nom. acc. fæderas; gen. a; dat. um; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§5; §7; §22; §36; §41; §54; §155; §183; §211; §215; §218; §238; §253; §278; §295; §299; §415; §563;
A FATHER; păter
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  • 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.
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.
Etymology
[
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 from pā to guard, preserve
.]
Derived forms
ǽr-fæder, eald- , forþ-, fóster-, god-, heáfod-, heáh-, sóþ-, steóp-, wealdend-, wuldor-, fædera, ge-fædera, suhter-
Linked entries
v.  feder fieder eald-fæder fædyr.
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