faðu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
faðu
e; f: faðe, an; f. A father's sister, paternal aunt; ămĭta Faðu ămĭta, Ælfc. Gr. 6; Som. 5, 55: Wrt. Voc. 72, 43. Mín faðu ămĭta mea; mínra faða móder ămĭta mea magna; mínre faðan yldre móder proamĭta mea; mínre [MS. mínra] faðan þriððe móder abămĭta mea, Ælfc. Gl. 92, 93; Som. 75, 60-64; Wrt. Voc. 52, 17-20. Seó wæs Ecfriþes faðu ðæs cyninges quæ erat ămĭta rēgis Ecgfridi, Bd. 4, 19; S. 587. 41. Búton hit sý his móder, oððe sweoster, oððe faðu, oððe móddrie unless it be his mother, or sister, or father's sister, or mother's sister, Homl. Th. ii. 94, 32. Ic gean mínre faðan Leófware ðæs heáfodbotles on Purleá I give to my aunt Leofware the chief dwelling at Purley, Cod. Dipl. 1293; A. D. 998; Kmbl. vi. 138, 23. v. móddrie a maternal aunt.
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