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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

faðir, faðr, feðr “faðrer” sb. m.

I.

1) [e-rs / at e-m] far, fader ‖ father
 ● faðir ok forellri
2) [e-m / at e-m] person der udpeges/udlægges som far, barnefader ‖ person identified/recognised as father, biological/natural father
 ● halfr faðir [at e-m]
3) (spec. om gud som far til Jesus) ‖ (spec. of God as father of Jesus)
 ● eilífr faðir
4) (spec. om gud som en del af den hellige treenighed) fader, faderen ‖ (spec. of God as part of the Holy Trinity) father, the father
 ● guð faðir
5) (spec. om gud som alle kristnes far og altings skaber) ‖ (spec. of God as the father of all Christians and the creator of everything)
 ● almáttigr/... faðir
 ● (almáttigr) guð faðir
 ● himneskr/heilagr faðir
 ● várr faðir
 ● ǿztr faðir
6) (spec. om guden Óðinn som alt og alles ophav) ‖ (spec. of the god Óðinn as the origin of all people and things)
7) (pl. feðr) forfædre ‖ (pl. feðr) forefathers, ancestors
 ● feðr ok forellri/...
8) (spec. om Adam) forfader, stamfader ‖ (spec. of Adam) forefather, progenitor
9) (pl.) (spec. om de kristnes forfædre) ‖ (?spec. of the ancestors of Christians)
10) (pl.) (spec. om patriarkerne i Israel) ‖ (pl.) (spec. of the Old Testament patriarchs)
11) (pl.) (spec. om profeterne) ‖ (pl.) (spec. of the prophets)
 ● helgir feðr
12) (pl.) (spec. om de lærde forfædre i den tidlige kristenhed, kirkefædrene, kirkens organisatorer) ‖ (spec. of the Church Fathers)
 ● helgir feðr
13) (pl.) (spec. om ørkenfædrene) ‖ (pl.) (spec. of the Desert Fathers)
 ● helgir feðr
14) lærefader, fader, (spec.) apostel ‖ ?Church Father, (spec.) apostle
 ● andaligr faðir
15) (om pave) ‖ (about the Pope)
 ● andaligr faðir
 ● heilagr faðir
 ● postuligr faðir
16) (om biskop/ærkebiskop) ‖ (of a bishop/archbishop)
 ● andligr/andaligr faðir
 ● heilagr faðir
 ● signaðr faðir
 ● virðuligr/verðugr faðir
 ● ynniligr faðir
17) (om klosterforstander) ‖ (about the patron/?prior of a monastery)
18) (i tiltale til gejstlig generelt el. til ældre medkristen) fader, far ‖ (in addressing a cleric or to an older fellow Christian) father
 ● hjartanligr faðir
19) (om faderlig omsorgsfuld person) far, beskytter ‖ (of a fatherly responsible person) father, protector
20) landsfader, høvding, anfører ‖ founding father (lat. pater patriae), chieftain, leader
21) ophavsmand ‖ author, originator
22) (om ældre person i familien, her: bror) ‖ (of an older person in a family, here: brother)
23) (blandt dyr) far, fader ‖ (of animals) father

II. (cogn.)

Forms: feðr (72); fedr (63); faðir (60); faðer (49); faður (42); fader (25); fǫþor (21); fæðr (20); faþer (19); fadir (17); faðr (15); foður (14); fadur (13); fodur (11); fꜵþor (11); fǫður (11); feðra (8); föður (8); feþr (7); fedur (7); faþir (7); faudur (7); fedra (7); Faðer (5); fedrs (4); foþor (4); fæðra (4); fodrs (4); feðrum (4); fꜹðvr (4); fꜷðor (3); fædr (3); fodr (3); fỏdurs (3); fauðor (3); fauður (3); faudr (3); faudurs (3); fodurs (3); föðor (3); fodurz (3); Faþer (3); Faðir (3); favdurs (3); favdvrs (3); Fæðr (2); fodhor (2); fꜹþur (2); favþvr (2); foþur (2); fadhir (2); fedrum (2); fỏdur (2); fỏður (2); feþra (2); fǫðvr (2); favdrs (2); fæðrom (2); foðor (2); Fæþr (1); fꜳder (1); faðrer (1); faþurinn (1); fꜹður (1); fedar (1); Fadr (1); favðr (1); faðus (1); foðvr (1); feðrinum (1); føðr (1); fædur (1); fꝍdr (1); foðors (1); fedvrs (1); favdvrnvm (1); fỏðr (1); foðvrs (1); fadvrs (1); feþrum (1); fauþor (1); fꜹðvrs (1); fodhur (1); faudrs (1); fedurs (1); Foður (1); fadurs (1); fadirinn (1); fæðr (1); føþor (1); fꜹþor (1); fỏður (1); feðrins (1); fedor (1); fodvr (1); feþrom (1); feðrs (1); fedhra (1); foduʀ (1); fꜳdir (1); fꜹdur (1); foþors (1); Fader (1); fꜵðuʀ (1); faudurz (1); fꝍður (1); feðrvm (1); fꜹþvr (1); fadr (1); fꜵður (1); fꜹþr (1); favdr (1); feðrnum (1); fadhur (1); favðvr (1); fæder (1); fedranna (1); fæðrum (1); fadhor (1);

Compounds: aldar- (8), al- (5), barna- (1), barn- (1), barns- (1), dýrðar- (1), for- (29), fóst- (2), fóstr- (11), fyrir- (2), fǫður- (34), guð- (7), himi·ríkis- (2), hǫfuð- (28), kenni- (14), kenningar- (1), laga- (1), lang- (18), lǽri- (34), móður- (22), reglu- (5), skíri- (6), skíru- (2), skrifta- (13), skriftar- (1), stjúp- (14), ver- (7), vígslu- (10), yfir- (5)

Gloss.: EJ; ClV side: feðr, föðr; ClVSuppl; Fr item feðr; Hertzb; HertzbTill; Suppl4 feðr ; Bin; LP item: feðr; Med -d-; AH (cf. corr.); AJ; deVr item feðr; Fr4 item feðr; NO item: feðr = faðir; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Astås 1989 42, 43, 80, ***; Gering 1916 [ANF 32] 17; Gjøstein 1934 [ANF 50] 96-97; Grøtvedt 1939 122; Grøtvedt 1954 [MM 1954] 59; Hægstad 1916 177, 179; Kuhn 1954 [APS 22] 69; Lundeby 1947 [ANF 62] 45; Salvesen 1968 38; Seip 1927 [MM 1927] 22; Seip 1952 [APS 21] 32; Seip 1955 41 85 126 175 185 189 307; Sturtevant 1946-1947 [SS 19] 84

Genre. (expected): legal works: 250 (64); religious works: 204 (179); historical works: 79 (117); romances: 50 (70); charters: 30 (52); family sagas: 23 (81); contemporary sagas: 16 (49); legendary sagas: 12 (29); learned works: 12 (21);

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