fær
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fær
nom. acc: gen. færes; dat. fære; pl. nom. acc. faru; gen. fara; dat. farum, n: fær; gen. dat. acc. fære; pl. nom. gen. acc. fara; dat. farum; f? [from faran to go] . I. a going, journey, way, journeying, expedition; ĭter, expĕdītio bellĭca Ánes dæges fær ĭter diei, Lk. Bos. 2, 44. Gódige folces fær facilitate the people's journeying, L. Pen. 15; Th. ii. 282, 9. Ðæt wæs fær micel that was a great expedition, Invent. Crs. Recd. 1295; El. 646. II. that in which a journey or voyage is made,-a vehicle, vessel, ship; vehĭcŭlum, nāvis Ðú ðær [Th. Grn. ðæt that] fær gewyrc make thou that vessel, Cd. 65; Th. 79, 6; Gen. 1307. Fær Noes Noah's ark, Cd. 66; Th. 80, 4; Gen. 1323. [Piers P. Chauc. fare: Laym. fære, fare, uare: Plat. foore, foor, f: Dut. voer, n: Ger. fuhre, f: M. H. Ger. var, f: O. H. Ger. fuora, f: far, n: Dan. före, n: Swed. fora, f: Icel. för, f. a journey.] DER. ád-fær, ge-, in-, ofer-, ongeán-, út-, þurh-.
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