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fcen, n., deceit, malice, crime; ds. facne, 2009. [Go. faih]

fcen-stafas**, m.p., (baleful runes), treachery letters(?), treachery; ap., 1018. [cp. ON. feikn-stafir 'baleful-runes', 'crime'] see r-stafas, ende-, rn-stf.

fg, fh, adj., (1) patterned, coloured; variegated, decorated; shining; nsm. fh, 1038, 2671(?); nsf., 1459; nsn., 2701; asm. fgne, 725, fhne 716, 927; asf. fge, 1615; asn. fh, 2217; npn. fh, 305; dpn. fgum, 586. (2) blood-stained; nsm. fh, 420(?), 2974, fg 1631 (nsn.?); nsn. fh, 934, 1286, 1594; asm. fhne, 447. [Go. faihs] --Cpds.: bn-, bld-, brn-, dror-, gold-, gryre-, searo-, sinc-, stn-, swt-, wl-, wyrm-.

fh, fg, adj., (1) hostile, (foe); nsm. fh, 420 (?), 554, 2671(?); asm. fne, 2655; gpm. fra, 578, 1463; in a state of feud with (wi), nsm. fg. 811. (2) outlawed, guilty; nsm. fh, 978, fg 1001, 1263. [Go. faihs 'deception'] --Cpd.: nearo-.

fmig-heals*, adj., foamy-necked; 1909; fm-, 218.

(ge-)fandian, w2., search out, test, tamper with (w/ gen.); pp. gefandod, 2302;--experience (w/ acc. or gen.); pp. gefondad, 2454. [findan] see cunnian.

fne, fra, see fh.

faran, VI, go, proceed, fare; 124, 865, 2551, 2915, 2945; ger. farenne, [1805]; pret. 3 sg. fr, 1404, 1908, 2308; 3 pl fron, 1895. [Go. faran, ON. OFris. fara, OHG. faran, Ger. fahren; cf. L. porta; Gr. πορος]

ge-faran, VI, proceed, act; 738.

faro*, m. or n., current, sea; ds. -e, 28, 580, 1916. [faran] cp. waro.

fc, n., space of time; as., 2240. [Ger. Fach]

fder, m. -c., father; 55, 262, 316, 459, 1609, 2048, 2608, 2928; gs. ~, 21, 188, 1479, 1950, 2059; gs. ~, 2429; as. ~, 1355. [Go. fadar, Ger. Vater, L. pater, Gr. πατηρ, Skt. pitr] --Cpds.: ar-, eald-.

fder-elu*,, n. -ja.p., paternal rank/excellence; dp. -elum, 911. see elu.

fderen-mag(**)+, m., paternal relative, kinsman on the father's side; ds. -e, 1263. [cp. Go. fadrein]

ge-fg(?)**, adj., satisfactory, pleasing, dear; comp. gefgra, 915.

fage(*), adj. -ja., doomed to die, fated, near death; 846, 1241, 1755, 2141, 2975; gsm. fages, 1527; dsm. fagum, 2077; asm. fagne, 1568; dead: dpm. fagum, 3026. [fey (Sc.); ON. fagr, Ger. feige] --Cpds.: da-, un-.

fgen, adj., glad, rejoicing; npm., fgne, 1633. [fain; Go, faginn; cp. ge-fon]

fger, fager, adj., fair, beautiful; nsm., 1140; nsn. fager, 773; asf. -e, 522; npm. -e, 866. [Go. fagrs] --Cpd.: un-.

fg(e)re, fag(e)re, adv., fairly, pleasantly, fittingly, courteously; fgere, 1014, 1788; fgre, 1985, 2989.

ge-fagon, see ge-fon.

fgrian, w1., become fair, make beautiful; pres. subj. 3 sg. fgrie, [2253].

fah(o), f., feud, enmity, hostile act, battle; 2403, 3061, faho 2999; gs. (or ds.) fahe, 109; ds. ~, 1537; as. ~, 459, 470, 595, 1207, 1333, 1340, 1380, 2513, 2619, 2949, faghe 2465; fahe ond fyrene, 13, 879 (ap.?), 2480, similarly, 153; gp. faha, 2689; ap. (s.?) faho, 2489. [fh. cp. feud, Ger. Fehde] --Cpd.: wl-.

falsian(*), w2., cleanse, purge; 432; pret. 3 sg. falsode, 2352; pp. gefalsod, 825, 1176, 1620. [fale]

famne, wk.f., maiden, woman; gs. famnan, 2059; d.(a.?)s. ~, 2034.

fr, n., *vessel, ship; 33. [faran]

far, m., sudden attack, danger, disaster; 1068, 2230. [fear; Ger. Gefahr, cf. Go. frja 'waylayer']

far-gripe**, m. -i., sudden grip or attack; 1516; dp. -gripum, 738.

far-gryre*, m. -i., (terror caused by) sudden attack, awful horror; dp. -gryrum, 174.

faringa, adv., suddenly; 1414, 1988. [far]

far-n**, m., hostile attack, sudden affliction; gp. -a, 476.

fst, adj., fast, firm, fixed (often w/ dat.); nsm., 137, 636, 1007, 1290, 1364, 1742, 1878, 1906, 2243, 2901, 3045, 3072; nsf., 722, 2086; nsn., 303, 998; asm. -ne, 2069; asf. -e, 1096; asn. fst, 1918; apm. -e, 2718. --Cpds.: r-, blad-, gin-, s-, tr-, ws-. [ON. fastr, OFris. fest, OS. fast]

fste, adv., fast, firmly; 554, 760, 773, 788, 1295, 1864 (or apm. of adj.?). Comp. fstor ('more securely'), 143.

fsten, n. -ja., fastness, stronghold; as., 104, 2333, 2950.

fst-rad, adj., firmly resolved; asm. -ne, 610.

ft, n., vessel, cup; ap. fatu, 2761. [vat, (prob.) fr. Kent. dial.; Go. ftjan] --Cpds.: bn-, drync-, mum-, sinc-, wunder-.

fat(**), n., (gold) plate; dp. fatum, 2256, fattum, 716. [see fated]

fated(*), adj. (pp. of *fatan), ornamented, (gold-)plated; nsn., 2701; gsn.wk. fattan (goldes), 1093, 2246; dsn.wk. fattan (golde), 2102; asn. fated, 2253, 2282; apm. fatte, 333, fadda, 1750. [cp. Go. ftjan 'adorn']

fated-hlor**, adj., with ornamented cheeks, i.e., with gold-plated headgear (or bridle); apm. -e, 1036.

fat-gold**, n., plated gold; as., 1921.

fattan, fatte, see fated.

fattum, see fat.

fer-gearwe**, f. -w.p., feather-gear; dp. -gearwum, [3119]. [gear fr. ON. gorvi]

fm, m., (outstretched) arms; dp. -um, 188; --embrace: ns. (lges) fm, 781; as. (similarly) ~, 185; ds. fme, [2128]; --bosom: as. (foldan) ~, 1393, (similarly,) 3049; --grasp, power: as. fm, 1210. [fathom; Go. faa 'party-wall'] Cp. sd-fme(d).

fmian(*), w2., embrace, enfold; 2132; opt. 3 sg. fmie, 2652.

fa, adj. -wa.(-a.), pl., few, a few; gp. fara, 1412, 3061; dp. faum, 1081; a. (w/ part. gen.: worda) fa, 2246, 2662. [Go. fawai, pl.; cp. Lat. paucus]

fa, 156, see feoh.

ge-fa, wk.m., joy; as. gefan (habban, w/ gen.), 562, 2740. [gefon]

ge-feah, see ge-fon.

fealh, ge-fealg, see (ge-)folan.

feallan, redup., fall;1070; pret. 3 sg. fol, 772, [F. 41], foll 2919, 2975; 3 pl. follon, 1042. --cpd.: be-.

ge-feallan, redup., fall; 3 sg. gefealle, 1755; --w/ acc., fall (on) to: pret. 3 sg. gefoll, 2100, 2834.

fealo, 2757, see fela.

fealu, adj. -wa., fallow; 'pale yellow shading into red or brown'; asf. fealwe (strate, 'covered with pale yellow sand or gravel'), 916; apm. ~ (maras, 'bay'), 865; 'yellowish green': asm. fealone (fld), 1950. --Cpd.: ppel-.

fa-sceaft(*), adj., destitute, poor, wretched; 7, 973; dsm. -um, 2285, 2393; npm. -e, 2373.

feax, n., hair of the head (collect.); ds. feaxe, 1647, fexe 2967. --Cpds.: blonden-, gamol-, wunden-.

ge-fgon, -feh, see ge-fon.

fh, see fn.

fl, f., file; gp. -a, 1032. (=fol, fl)

fela, n. -u., (indecl.), much, many, nearly always w/ part. gen. (pl. or sg.); 36, 992, 995, 1265, 1509, 1783, 2231, 2764, [fla, F. 33]; as., 153, 164, 311, 408, 530, 591, 694, 809, 876, 929, 1028, 1060, 1411, 1425, 1525, 1577, 1837, 2003, 2266, 2349, 2426, 2511, 2542, 2620, 2631, 2738, [fla, F. 25], fealo, 2757; --adv., much; 1385, 2102, 3025, 3029. [Go. filu, ON. fjol, OFris. felo, ful, OS. OHG. filo, filu, Ger. viel, OIr. il; cf. L. plús 'more'] --Cpd.: eal-. see worn.

fela-fricgende**, adj. (pres. ptc.), well-informed, wise; 2106. see gefricgan.

fela-gemor**, adj., very sad, solemn; 2950.

fela-hrr**, adj., very vigorous, strong; 27.

fela-mdig**, adj., very brave; gpm. -ra, 1637, 1888.

fela-sinnig, adj., very sinful, very guilty; asm. felasinnigne, 1379.

fel(l), n., skin, fell; dp. fellum, 2088.

fen(n), n. -ja., fen, marshy region; ds. fenne, 1295; as. fen, 104. [Go. fani 'mire', ON. fen, OFris. fen(n)e, OS. feni, Du. veen, OHG. fenni 'marsh, swamp'; cf. Skt. panka- 'swamp']

fen-freoo**, wk.f., fen-refuge; as. (ds.?), 851.

feng, m. -i., grasp, grip; 1764; as., 578. [fn] --Cpd.: inwit-.

(ge-)fng, see (ge-)fn.

fengel**, m., prince, king; 1400, 2156, 2345; vs., 1475. [cp. fn? see engel]

fen-geld**, n., difficult passage/path across water liable to be rendered impassable by flooding in a fen (Gelling 10); as., 1359. [lan]

fen-hli**, n., ?-fen-slope, marshy tract (but see Gelling 8-9); ap. -hleou, 820.

fen-hop**, n., remote or secret place/enclosure in a fen (Gelling 9-10); ap., -hopu, 764. [hope, arch.] (see mrhop)

fo, see feoh.

0 feoh, n., property, money, riches; ds. fo, 470, 1380, fa 156. [Go. fahu 'property', OHG. feho, fihu 'animal', Ger. Vieh 'animal', OFris. fiá, OS. fehu, ON. fé < Gmc. *fehu- < IE. pek`u- 'wealth, moveable property, livestock' (Watkins 63:peku-/Pokorny 2. pek`- 798); cf. L. pecus 'cattle', L. pecúlium 'riches in cattle, private property', Lith. pekus, O.Pruss. pecku; cf. Skt. vírapça- 'abundance of men & livestock' < Skt. *víra-pçva- <- Skt. *pçva- < IE. *pk`w-o-; cf. MnE. feud < ML. feudum 'feudal estate' < Gmc. *fehu- 'wealth', MnE. fee < OFr. fie 'fief' < Gmc. *fehu- 'wealth']

feoh-gift**, f. -i., dispensing of treasure; costly gift; gs. -gyfte, 1025; dp. -giftum 21, -gyftum 1089. [Mn.E. gift probably fr. ON. gipt]

feoh-las(**)+, adj., (money-less i.e.)** not to be atoned for with money, inexpiable; nsn., 2441.

ge-feoht, n., fight; 2441; ds. -e, 2048.

feohtan, III, fight; pret. 3 pl. fuhton, [F. 41].

ge-feohtan, III, fight; 1083.

feohte, wk.f.*, fight; as. feohtan, 576, 959.

folan, III, penetrate, reach; pret. 3 sg. (inne) fealh, 1200, 1281. [Go. filhan.] --Cpd.: t-.

ge-fon, V, w/ gen. or dat. (instr.), rejoice; pret. 3 sg. gefeah, 109, 1624; gefeh, 827, 1569, 2298; gefng, [2215]; 3 pl. gefagon, 1014, gefgon 1627. [cf. Go. fahs

fond, m. -c., enemy, fiend, foe; 101, 164, 725, 748, 970, 1276; gs. fondes, 984, 2128, 2289; ds. fonde, 143, 439; as. fond, 279, 698, 962, 1273, 1864, 2706; gp. fonda, 294, 808, 903, 1152, fonda 2671; dp. fondum, 420, 1669. [Go. fijands, ON. fjándi, OFris. OS. fíond, OHG. fíant, Ger. Feind]

fond-grp**, f., enemy's grip or clutch; dp. -um, 636.

fond-scaa*, wk.m., enemy, hostile criminal; robber; 554. see sceaa.

fond-scipe, m. -i., enmity, hostility; 2999.

feor(r), adv., far; feor, 42, 109, 542, 808, 1340, 1805, 1916; ~ ond nah, 1221, similarly, 2870; feorr, 1988 semi-adj., feor, 1361, 1921; far back (time): feor, 1701. [Go. farra] --Comp. fyr, 143, 252.

feor-bend**, m. -c. [pl.], far dweller; vp., 254.

feor-c(u)**, f., far country; np. -ce, 1838. [c, kith]

feorh, m.n., life; 2123, 2424; gs. fores, 1433, 1942; ds. fore, 578, 1293, 1548, 3013, feore 1843 (age); t wdan feore, ever, 933; as. feorh, 439, 796, 851, 1370, 1849, 2141, 2655, 2668, 2856, [F. 19], ferh 2706; in feorh dropen, 2981 ('mortally wounded', cp. aldor 1434); wdan feorh, ever, 2014; dp. forum, 1306, feorum, 73; ap. feorh, 2040; --living being, body; ns. feorh, 1210; dp. forum, 1152 ('life-blood'). see ealdor. [ON. fjor, OFris. ferch, OS. OHG. ferah 'life, soul, spirit'; cf. Go. fairhws 'world'] --Cpd.: geogo-.

feorh-bealu*, n. -wa., (life-bale), deadly evil; 2077, 2537 (frcne); -bealo (~), 2250; as. ~, 156.

feorh-ben(n)**, f. -j., life-wound, mortal wound; dp. -bennum, 2740.

feorh-bona(*), wk.m., (life-)slayer; ds. -bonan, 2465.

feorh-cyn(n)*, n. -ja., (life-race), race of men; gp. -cynna, 2266.

feorh-genla**, wk.m., life-enemy, deadly foe; ds. -genlan, 969; as. ~, 1540; dp. ~, 2933.

feorh-lst**, m., (life-track, i.e.) track of vanishing life, bloody trail; ap. -as, 846.

feorh-legu*, wk.f. (Siev. §§268, 279), **(allotted) life; as. -lege, 2800. [licgan; cp. law]

feorh-soc**, adj., (life-sick), mortally wounded; 820.

feorh-sweng**, m. -i., life-blow, deadly swing; as., 2489.

feorh-wund**, f., life-wound, mortal wound; ds. -e, 2385.

feorm, f., feeding, sustenance, entertaining, taking care of; ds. feorme, 2385 (hospitality;); as. ~, 451. [cp. MnE. farm (obs.)]

feormend-las**, adj., without a burnisher/cleanser/polisher; apm. -e, 2761.

(ge-)feormian, w2., *consume, eat up; pp. gefeormod, 744.

feormynd (=feormend), m. -c. (pres. ptc.), cleanser, polisher, burnisher; np., 2256. [MnE. farm (obs.)]

feorran(**)(+), w1., remove; 156. [feorr]

feorran, adv., from afar; 430, 825, 1370, 2808, 2889, 3113; ~ cumen, 361, 1819; ~ ond nan, 839; nan ond ~, 1174, 2317; from far back (time): 91, 2106.

feorran-cund(**), adj., of a far country; dsm. -um, 1795.

feor-weg, m., far way, (pl.:) distant parts; dp. (of) feorwegum, 37.

fower, num., four; 59, 1637, 2163; a., 1027. [Go. fidwr, ON. fjórir, frjogur, OFris. fiówer, fiúwer, fiár, OS. fiuwar, fior, OHG. fior, Ger. vier; Gr. τετορες, L. quattuor, Gaul. petor-, OIr. cethir, Skt. catváras]

fower-tne, num., fourteen; 1641.

fran, w1., (go to), reach, attain, bring about, (fare); w/ acc.: pres. opt. 3 sg. gefre, 3063; pret. 3 pl. gefrdon, 1691; pp. gefred, 2844; --w/ t-clause: pp. gefred, 1221, 1855.

fre, adj., able to go, fit (for military service); 457.

fergend, m., leader; gp. 2882.

ferh, se feorh.

ferh*, m.n., mind, spirit, heart; gs. -es, 1060; ds. -e, 754, 948, 1166, 1718; dp. -um, 1633, 3176. [cp. feorh] --Cpds.: collen-, srig-, sw-, wde-.

ferh-frec**, adj., bold in spirit; asm.wk. -an, 1146. [see freca]

ferh-genla**, wk.m., deadly foe; as. -genlan, 2881.

ferh-weard**, f., guard over life; as. -e, 305. see feorh.

ferian, w1., carry, lead, bring, (ferry); pres. 2 pl. ferigea, 333; pret. 3 pl. feredon, 1154, 1158, fyredon 378; opt. 3 pl. feredon, 3113; pp. npm. geferede, 361. [ferry; Go. farjan] --Cpds.: t-, of-, o-.

ge-ferian, w1., carry, (ferry); 1638; imp. (adhort.) 1 pl. ~, 3107; pret. 3 pl. geferedon, 3130.

fetel-hilt**, n.f., linked hilt, hilt furnished with a ring of chain (Stjerna 25); ap. (asf.?) () fetelhilt, 1563. see hilt.

fetian, w2., fetch; pp. fetod, 1310.

fa, wk.m., band of foot-soldiers, troop, host, infantry; 1424; ds. fan, 2497, 2919; np. ~, 1327, 2544. see fe. --Cpd.: gum-.

fe, n. -ja., going, pace; ds., 970. [OS. fi, fi. nb: NOT related to OE ft]

fe-cempa**, wk.m., foot-warrior; 1544, 2853.

fe-gest*, m. -i., foot-guest or -warrior; dp. -um, 1976.

fe-lst*, m., walking-track, step; dp. -um, 1632.

fe-wg*, n. (or m.), fight on foot; gs. -es, 2364.

fex, see feax.

ff, num., five; uninfl. g., 545; a. ffe, 420, [ff, F. 41]. [Go. fimf, ON. fimm, OFris. OS. fíf, OHG. fimf, finf, funf, Ger. fnf; L. quínque (< *penque), Gall. pempe-, Gr. πεντε, Skt. panca]

ffel-cyn(n)**, n. -ja., race of monsters, giants, sea-monsters(?); gs. ffelcynnes, 104. [cp. ON. ffl]

fftig, num., w/ gen., fifty; gs. fftiges, 3042; a. fftig (wintra), 2209, 2733.

ff-tne, num., fifteen; g. fftna, 207; a. fftne, 1582.

Fin(n), m., king of the East Frisians; Fin, 1096, 1152; gs. Finnes, 1068, 1081, 1156; ds. Finne, 1128; as. Fin, 1146.

findan, III, find; 207, 1156, 1378, 1838, 2294, 2870, 3162 (devise); pret. 1 sg. fond, 2136, funde 1486; 3 sg. fand, 719, 870, 2789; pp. funden, 7; --w/ acc. & inf.; pret. 3 sg. fand, 118, 1267, fond 2270, funde 1415; 3 pl. fundon, 3033; --w/ t, obtain from, prevail upon; inf. findan, 2373. [Go. finan, OFris. finda, OS. findan, OHG. fintan; cf. Gr. πατος 'path', Skt. panthá- 'way, path, road'] --Cpd.:on-.

finger, m., finger; np. fingras, 760; gp. fingra, 764; dp. fingrum, 1505; ap. fignras, 984. [Go. figgrs, ON. fingr, OFris. finger, OS. OHG. fingar, Ger. Finger]

Finnas, m.p., Finns (Lapps); gp. -a, 580.

Finns-buruh, f. -c., Finn's castle; [F. 36].

fond, see fond.

fras*, m. -ja.p., men, mankind; gp. fra, 91, 2001, 2286, 2741. [cp. feorh]

firen, see fyren.

firgen-, see fyrgen-.

Fitela, wk.m., nephew (and son) of Sigemund; 879, 889. [ON. Sinfjolti, OHG. Sintarfizzilo; (kenning for 'wolf' - OE. Fitela shortened from the compound form as found in OHG. & ON.)]

flasc, n., flesh; ds. -e, 2424.

flasc-homa(*), wk.m., body; as. -homan, 1568. see lc-homa.

fln, m. (or f.), arrow; ds. -e, 2438, 3119 (arrowhead).

fln-boga**, wk.m., arrow-bow; ds. -bogan, 1433, 1744.

fleah, see flon.

flam, m., flight; as., 1001, 2889. [cp. flon]

flogan, II, fly; pres. 3 sg. floge, 2273, [F. 3].

flon, II, flee; 755, 764; fln 820; --w/ acc., fln, 1264; pret. 3 sg. flah, 2224. [Go. liuhan, OS. fliohan, Ger. fliehen] --Cpds.: be-, ofer-.

flotan, float, swim, sail; 542; pret. 3 sg. flat, 1909.

flet(t), n. -ja., (1) floor (of a 'hall'); as. flet, 1540, 1568. (2) hall; ns., 1976; ds. flette, 1025; as. flet, 1036, 1086, 1647, 1949, 2017, 2054, flett 2034. see heal(l), sele. [cp. flat, influenced by adj. flat fr. ON. flatr]

flet-rst**, f. -j.(?), (hall-rest), couch in the hall; as. -rste, 1241.

flet-sittend(e)*, m. -c. (pres. ptc.) [pl.], sitter in the hall; dp. -sittendum 1788; ap. -sittende, 2022.

flet-werod**, n., hall-troop; 476.

fliht, m. -i., flight, flying; 1765. [Go. lauhts, cf. flogan]

ge-flit, n., contest, rivalry, quarrel, dispute; as., (on) geflit, 865. [fltan] fltan, I, contend, compete; pres. ptc. npm. fltende, 916; pret. 2 sg. flite, 507. [flite, flyte (dial.); cp. Ger. Fleiss] --Cpd.: ofer-.

fld, m., flood; 545, 580, 1361, 1422, 1689; gs. -es, 42, 1516, 1764; ds. -e, 1366, 1888; as. fld, 1950, 3133; gp. -a, 1497, 1826, 2808. [Go. fldus, ON. flød(r), OFris. OS. flód, OHG. fluot (ds.), Ger. Flut]

fld-**, f. -j., flood-wave, wave of the sea; dp. -um, 542.

flr, m., floor; ds. flre, 1316; as. flr, 725.

flota, wk.m., ship, boat; 210, 218, 301; as. flotan, 294. ['floater' cp. flotan] --Cpd.: wg-.

flot-here*, m. -ja., sea-army, naval force; ds. -herge, 2915. [cp. flota] see scip-here.

(ge-)flman, w1., put to flight; pp. geflmed, 846, 1370. [flam]

folc, n., folk, people, nation; (the pl. sometimes used w/ sg. meaning); gs. folces, 1124, 1582, 1932, [F. 9]; ~ hyrde, 610, 1832, 1849, 2644, 2981, [F. 46], similarly, 2513; ds. folce, 14, 465, 1701, 2377, 2393, 2595; as. folc, 463, 522, 693, 911, 1179; np. folc, 1422, 2948; gp. folca, 2017, (frawine) ~: 2357, 2429, similarly, 430; dp. folcum, 55, 262, 1855. --Cpds.: big-, sige-.

folc-gend(e)*, m. -c. (pres. ptc.), leader of a people, chief; npm. -gende, 3113 (or ds.?). see 512.

folc-cwn**, f. -i., folk-queen; 641.

folc-cyning*, m., folk-king; 2733, 2873.

folc-rd*, m., public benefit, what is good for the people; as., 3006.

folc-riht, n., folk-right, legal share of the 'common' estate; gp. -a, 2608 (possessions).

folc-scaru*, f., folk-share, public land; ds. -scare, 73.

folc-stede*, m. -i., folk-stead; dwelling-place; as., 76; battle-place, as., 1463.

folc-toga*, wk.m., folk-leader, chief; np. -togan, 839. [ton, II]

Folc-walda, wk.m., father of the Finn; gs. -an, 1089. [cf. 2595]

fold-bold**, n., building; 773.

fold-bend(e)*, m. -c. (pres. ptc.) [pl.], man, earth-dweller, inhabitant of the earth; np. bend, 2274; -bende, 1355; dp. -bendum, 309.

folde(*), wk.f., earth, ground; gs. foldan, 96, 1137, 1393; ds. ~, 1196; as. ~, 1361, 2975.

fold-weg*, m., way, path; as., 1633; np. -wegas, 866.

folgian, w2., w/ dat., follow, pursue; pret. 3 sg. folgode, 2933; opt. 3 pl. folgedon, 1102.

folm(*), f., hand; ds. -e, 748; as. -e, 970, 1303; dp. -um, 158, 722, 992; ap. -a, 745. --Cpds.: beadu-, gearo-.

fn, redup., grasp, grapple, seize; 439 (wi); pres. 3 sg. fh (t), 1755; pret. 3 sg. fng (tganes), 1542; --receive; pret. 3 sg. fng (w/ dat.), 2989. [Go. fahan, ON. fá, OFris. fá (< *fuán), OS. OHG. fáhan (< *fanhan), Ger. fangen; cf. L. pango, pax, Gk. πηγνυμι--Cpds.: be-, on-, urh-, wi-, ymbe-.

ge-fn, redup., w/ acc., seize, grasp; pret. 1 sg. gefng, 3090; 3 sg. ~, 740, 1501, 1537, 1563, 2609.

fondian, see fandian.

for, prep.
I. w/ dat. (1) before, in front of, in the presence of: 169(?), 358, 1026, 1120, 1649, 2020, 2501(?), 2781(?). (2) for, out of, because of, on account of; 110 (w/ instr.), 169, 338, 339, 382, 434, 458, 462, 508, 509, 832, 965, 1206, 1515, 1796, 2223, 2501(?), 2549, 2781(?), 2835, 2926, 2966; w/ murnan: 1442, 1537; in return for, 385, 951, [2385].
II. w/ acc., for, as, in place of; for (sunu), 947, 1175; (n...) for (wiht), 2348. see fore. [Go. far, Ger. vor]

foran, adv., before, in front; 984, 2364; (fig.:) 1458. --Cpd.: be-.

for- (unstressed), fore- (stressed), prefix, see the following words. denotes loss or destruction (e.g. fordn, forgiefan), or is intensitive or pejorative (e.g. forbrnan). It is NOT connected with the prep. 'for'. [Ger. ver-].

for-brnan, w1., cause to burn, burn up (trans.); 2126.

for-beran, IV, forbear, restrain; abstain from; suffer, endure; 1877. for-berstan, III, burst asunder (intr.), snap; pret. 3 sg. forbrst, 2680.

for-byrnan, III, burn up (intr.); pret. 3 sg. forbarn, 1616, 1667, forborn 2672.

ford, m., ford, **water-way (sea); as., 568. (cp. Lat. vadum also used of 'body of water')

fore,
I. adv., therefore, for it; 136.
II. prep., w/ dat., (1) before, in the presence of; 1064, 1215. (2) on account of, 2059.

fore-mare, adj. -ja., very famous, illustrious; supl. foremarost, 309.

fore-mihtig(*), adj., very powerful; 969.

fore-snotor**, adj., very prudent, very clever; npm. foresnotre, 3162.

fore-anc, m., forethought; 1060.

for-gifan, V, give, grant; pret. 3 sg. forgeaf, 17, 374, 696, 1020, 1519, 2492, 2606, 2616, 2997.

for-grindan, III, grind to pieces, crush (w/ dat. of person); pret. 1 sg. forgrand, 424; --destroy, consume (w/ acc.); pp. (gldum) forgrunden, 2335, 2677.

for-grpan, I, w/ dat. of person, crush to death; pret. 3 sg. forgrp, 2353. [gripe]

for-gyldan, III, repay, pay for, requite; 1054, 1577, 2305, [F. 39]; pret. 1 sg. (-lan) forgeald, 2094; 3 sg. forgeald, 2968, ([-]lan) ~, 114, 1541, 1584; pp. forgolden, 2843; recompense, reward (w/ pers. object): pres. opt. 3 sg. forgylde, 956.

for-gman, w1., neglect, be unmindful of; pres. 3 sg. forgme, 1751.

for-gytan, V, forget; pres. 3 sg. forgyte, 1751.

for-habban, w3., hold oneself back, restrain oneself, forbear; (n meahte...) forhabban, 1151, 2609.

for-healdan, redup., disregard, come short in one's duty towards, rebel against, forsake, ("forhold", obs.); pp. forhealdan, 2381.

for-hicgan, w3., despise, scorn; pres. 1 sg. forhicge (w/ t-clause), 435.

forht, adj., afraid; 754, 2967. [Go. farhts; cp. fright from fyrhtu] --Cpd.: un-.

for-lcan*, redup., mislead, betray; seduce; pp. forlcen, 903.

for-ladan, w1., lead to destruction; pret. 3 pl. forladdan, 2039.

for-latan, redup., leave, let (go), relinquish, surrender, abandon; ("forlet"); 792 (let go); pret. 3 sg. forlt, 2787; --w/ acc. & inf.: ~, 970; 3 pl. forlton, 3166.

for-losan, II, w/ dat., lose, abandon, let go, ("forlese"); pret. 3 sg. forlas, 1470, 2861; pp. forloren, 2145. [Go. fraliusan] [see losian]

forma, adj. supl., first; forma (s), 716, 1463, 1527, 2625; ds. forman (se), 740, 2286, [F. 19]; ~ (dgore), 2573. [Go. fruma; cp. former] --Supl. fyrmest, 2077. [cp foremost]

for-niman, IV, take away, carry off; destroy; pret. 3 sg. fornam, 488, 557, 695, 1080, 1123, 1205, 1436, 2119, 2236, 2249, 2772; w/ dat.: 3 pl. fornmon, 2828.

for-scrfan, I, w/ dat., proscribe, condemn; pp. forscrifen, 106. [see scrfan. cp. Lat. proscribere]

for-sendan(**)+, w1., send away, dispatch, put to death; pp. forsended, 904. see forsian.

for-sittan, V, fail, diminish (intr.); pres. 3 sg. forsite, 1767.

for-sian**, w2., journey astray (to destruction), perish; pp. forsod, 1550.

forst, m., frost; gs. -es, 1609.

for-standan, VI, (1) withstand, hinder, prevent; pret. 3 sg. forstd, 1549; opt. 3 sg. forstde, 1056. (2) defend (w/ dat., against); inf., 2955.

for-swpan*,redup., sweep away/off; pret. 3 sg. forswop, 467, [2814]. [swoop]

for-swelgan, III, swallow up; pret. 3 sg. forswealg, 1122, 2080.

for-sw(e)orcan, III, become dark/dim; pres. 3 sg. forsworce, 1767.

for-swerian(**)+, VI, w/ dat., (forswear), (swear away i.e.) **render useless by a spell; pp. forsworen, 804.

for, adv., forth, forward, on(ward), away; 45, 210, 291, 612, 745, 903, 948 (henceforth), 1162, 1179, 1632, 1718, 1795, 1909, 2069 (for sprecan, 'go on speaking'), 2266, 2289, [2959], 2967, 3176, [F. 5]. [Go. faris, OS. for, Ger. fort]

for-m, for-an, foron, (1) adj., therefore; foran, 679, 1059; foron, 2523, 3021(?); form, 149. (2) conj., because, since, for; form, 149(?), 1957, 2644 (MS. for), 2741(?) (MS. for); foran, 418, 1336; foron, 2349, 3021(?); foron e, 503. --(Sometimes apparently used as a loose connective, 'so', 'indeed'.)

for-germed(**), pp. of -rman, w1., counted up, in total, all-told; npn., 59.

for-gesceaft*, f. -i., future state, destiny; as., 1750.

for-gewiten, pp. of -gewtan, I, departed, (gone forth, i.e.), dead; dsm. -um, 1479.

forleo**, n., song of departure, death-dirge; as. f[or]leo, [1424] (usually restored as f[yrd]leo 'war-song').

for-on, see form.

for-ringan(**)(+), III, **rescue, protect (w/ dat., from); 1084.

for-weg*, m., way forth; as., 2625.

for-weorpan, III, throw away; pret. opt. 3 sg. forwurpe, 2872.

for-wrecan, V, drive away, banish; 1919; pret. 3 sg. forwrc, 109.

for-wrtan**, I, cut through; pret. 3 sg. forwrt, 2705 (n.).

for-wyrnan, w1., refuse, (w/ dat. of pres. & t-clause or gen. of thing); pres. opt. 2 sg. forwyrne, 429; pret. 3 sg. forwyrnde, 1142. [wearn]

ft, m. -c., foot; gs. ftes, 2525; dp. ftum, 500, 1166; ap. ft, 745. [Go. ftus, ON. fótr, OFris. OS. fót, OHG. fuoz, Ger. Fu; L. pés (gen. pedis), Gr. πους, Skt. pád-]

ft-gemearc**, n., foot-mark, length of a foot; gs. -es, 3042.

ft-lst(**)+, m., foot-print, track; as., 2289.

fracod, adj., bad, useless; nsf., 1575. [c; cp. Go. fra-kunnan 'despise'; see Siev. §43 & n.4]

fram, from,
I. prep., w/ dat., from; (motion:) away from; fram, 194, 541, 543, 775, 855, 2366, postposit.: 110; from, 420, 1635, postposit.: 1715;--(origin, source); fram, 2565; of, concerning: fram, 581, 875, from 532.
II. adv., forth, away; fram, 754, from 2556. [Go. fram]

Francan, wk.m.p., Franks; gp. Francna, 1210; dp. Froncum, 2912. ['spear-men' (cf. OE. franca 'spear')?? or 'freeman'? or 'bold ones'?; cf. Hn. firangí (arch.) 'European, Westerner' < P. firinghi < Gr. frangos < Gmc. frank]

ge-frage*, n. -ja., information through hearsay; is.: mne gefrage, as I have heard say, 776, 837, 1955, 2685, 2837. [ge-fricgan]

(ge-)frgn, see (ge-)frignan.

(ge-)frgnian, w2., make famous, infamous pp. gefgnod, 1388.

frtwan, w1., adorn, make beautiful; 76. [Go. -fratwjan]

frtwe, f. -w.p., ornaments, trappings, decorated arms/armour, precious things, treasure; gp. frtwa, 37, 2794, 3133; dp. frtwum, 2054, 2163, 2784, 2989, frtewum, 962; ap. frtwe, 214, 1207, 1921, 2503, 2620, 2919, frtwa 896. [cp. taw (dial., obs.) 'prepare, adorn' (frætwe < fræ- 'for-' + tawa)]

fra*, wk.m., lord, king; god; 2285; gs. fran, 2853; gs. or ds.: fran, 500, 1166 (prob. dat., see 1684 f.); ds. fran, 291, 641, 2662, frn, 271; as. fran, 351, 1319, 2537, 3002, 3107; --(the Lord) God, Frea(?) (Germanic deity corresponding to ON. Freyr?): gs. ~, 27; ds. ~ (ealles), 2794. [OFris. frá, OS. fráo, fróo, OHG. fró; cp. Go. frauja 'lord', OS. fróio 'lord'; cp. ON. Freyr 'pr. name of deity' (< pre-ON. Frawa-ráðaR), ON. Freyja 'pr. name of a goddess'] --Cpds.: gend-, lf-, sin-.

fra-drihten*, m., lord and master; gs. -drihtnes, 796. see fro-.

Fra-waru, f., daughter of Hrgr; as. -e, 2022. [fra 'lord'; waru '(watchful) care' - altered from orig. Hrt? 'doe' - see Malone 1937a, 1956a] (cp. 'Liber Vitae': Berct-, Ecg-, Hroth-, Sig-waru)

fra-wine**, m. -i., (friend and) lord; ~ (folca), 2357, 2429; as. ~, 2438. see fro-.

fra-wrsn**, f., (lordly, i.e.) splendid chain/band; dp. -um, 1451.

freca(*), wk.m., bold one, *warrior; 1563. [cp. ferh-frec; freck, frack, dial.; Ger. frech] --Cpds.: g-, hild-, scyld-, sweord-, wg-.

frcne, adj. -ja., (1) daring, audacious; dsf.wk. frcnen, 1104; asf. frcne, 889. (2) terrible, fearful, dangreous; nsm. frcne, 2689; nsn. ~, 2250, 2537; asf. ~, 1378; asn. ~, 1359, 1691.

frcne, adv., daringly, terribly, severely; 959, 1032.

fremde, adj. -ja., foreign, alien, estranged (w/ dat.); nsf., 1691. [Go. framaeis, Ger. fremd]

freme*, adj. -i., vigorous, lusty; good, excellent; nsf. fremu, 1932. [from, adj.]

fremman, w1., (1) further (w/ pers. obj.); 1832. (2) do, perform; abs.: pres. opt. 3 sg. fremme, 1003; --w/ obj.: inf., [101], 2499, 2514, 2627, [F. 9]; pres. 3 sg. freme, 1701; imp. pl. fremma, 2800 (attend to); pret. 3 sg. fremede, 3006; 1 pl. fremedon, 959; 3 pl. ~, 3, 1019; opt. 1 sg. fremede, 2134. [from, adj.]

ge-fremman, w1., (1) furhter, advance (w/ pers. obj.); pret. opt. 3 sg. gefremede, 1718. (2) do, perform, accomplish; inf., 636, 1315, 2449, 2674; ger. gefremmanne, 174, 2644; pret. 3 sg. gefremede, 135, 165, 551, 585, 811, 1946, 2004, 2645; 1 pl. gefremedon, 1187; 3 pl. ~, 2478; opt. 3 sg. gefremede, 177, 591, 1552; pp. gefremed, 476, 954 (brought about, w/ t-clause); asf. gefremede, 940.

fro-burh**, f. -c., (free, i.e.) noble town; city; as., 693.

frod*, f., friendship; gs. frode, 2556; as. ~, 2476, froe, 1707. [cp. frogan]

fro-drihten, -dryhten, *, m., noble(/dear) lord; ds. -dryhtne, 2627; vs. -drihten, 1169. see fra-.

frogan, w2., *love; 948; pres. opt. 3 sg. froge, 3176. [cp. fréond; MnE. free, Go. frijn 'to love', Go. frijei 'free'; cf. W. rhydd 'free', Skt. priya 'dear', Av. friya 'dear']

fro-lc(*), adj., noble, excellent; nsn., 615; [asn., F. 19]; nsf. -licu, 641.

frond, m. -c., friend; 2393; as. ~, 1385, 1864; gp. -a, 1306, 1838; dp. -um, 915, 1018, 1126. [Go. frijond, Ger. Freund; Slav. priyatel 'friend'; cp. Skt. prí 'to endear', Hn. priya 'love']

frond-lr**, f. friendly counsel (lore); dp. -um, 2377.

frond-lau**, f., friendship, kindness, invitation; 1192. (cp. Hvaml [Elder Edda] 4: jlo 'hearty welcome (cheer)')

frond-scipe, m. -i., friendship; as., 2069.

freoo, wk.f. (m -u., Siev. §§271, 279), protection, safety, peace; gs., 188. [cf. Ger. Friede]. --Cpd.: fen-.

freoo-burh(**)+, f. -c., town affording protection, stronghold (perh. orig. ref. to 'the sacred peace attaching to the king's dwelling'); as., 522.

freoo-wong**, m., field of refuge, fastness; as., 2959.

freou-webbe*, wk.f., peace-weaver; 1942.

fro-wine**, m. -i., noble(/dear) friend; vs. ~ (folca), 430.

Frsan, Frsan, wk.m.p., Frisians, West Frisians: gp. Frsna, 2915; dp. Frsum, 1207, 2912; --East Frisians: gp. Frsena, 1093, Frsna 1104.

Frs-cyning, m., king of the (West) Frisians; ds. -[e], 2503.

Frs-lond, n., Friesland, Frisia; land of the West Frisians; dp. Frslondum, 2357; --land of the East Frisians: as. Frsland, 1126.

Frs-wl, n., Frisian battle-field; ds. -e, 1070.

fretan, V, eat up, devour, consume; 3014, 3114; pret. 3 sg. frat, 1581. [Go. fra-itan, Ger. fressen; fret, dial.]

fricgan(*), V, ask, question; fricgcean, 1985. [cp. frignan] --Cpd.: fela-fricgende.

ge-fricgan(*), V, learn (orig., 'by inquiry'), hear of; pres. 1 sg. gefricge, 1826; 3 pl. gefricgea, 3002; opt. 3 pl. gefricgean, 2889.

friclan(*), w1., w/ gen., desire, ask for; 2556. [cp. freca]

frignan, frnan, III, ask, inquire; frnan, 351 (w/ acc. of pers. & gen. of thing); imp. sg. frn, 1322; pret. 3 sg. frgn, 236, 332, 1319, [F. 22, 46]. [cp. OE. fricgan; Go. frahnan, ON. fregna, OS. OHG. fregnan, Ger. fragen; Skt. pracch-, Toch.-A. pärk, prak, Toch.-B. prek 'to request']

ge-frignan, III, learn, (orig., 'by inquiry'), hear of; pret. 1 sg. gefrgn, 575; 3 sg. ~, 194; 1 pl. gefrnon, 2; 3 pl. ~, 70, gefrungon 666; pp. gefrgen, 1196, gefrnen 694, 2403, 2952. --Followed by inf.: pret. 1 sg. gefrgn, 74; by acc. & inf.: ~, 1011 (gefrgen), 1027, 2484, [2694], 2752, 2773, [F. 37]; 3 pl. gefrnon, 1969. cp. fricgan.

frioo-war*, f., compact of peace; gs. friooware, 2282; as. friouware, 1096. [etym. for frioðo-, see below under friðu-sibb]

friu-sib(b)**, f. -j., pledge of peace; peace-bringer; friusibb folca, 2017. [Go. *friþus (in pr. names Friða-reiks, Fridinandus, Fredumírus), ON. friðr, OFris. frethe, ferd, OS. friðu, freðo, OHG. fridu, Ger. Friede; cp. Skt. príti- 'pleasure']

frd(*), adj., wise, old ('old and wise'); 279, 1306, 1366, 1844, 2209, 2513, 2625, 2950; (wintrum) ~, 1724, 2114, 2277; nsm.wk. -a, 2928; dsm.wk. -an, 2123; asf. -e, 2800 (Kemble: frde, adv., 'prudently') [Go. frs 'clever, wise', ON. fróðr, OFris. OS. fród, OHG. fruot 'old, wise'; cp. Lith. próta-s 'mind, reason']. --Cpds.: in-, un-.

Frda, wk.m., Heao-Bard chief, father of Ingeld; gs. -an, 2025. [frd 'wise' ('old')]

frfor, f., consolation, solace, relief, help; frfor 2941; gs. frfre, 7, 628, 973, 1273, frfor 698 (masc.?).

from, prep. (adv.), see fram.

from, adj., strenuous, bold, brave; 2527; npm. frome (fyrdhwate): 1641, 2476; dpf. fromum (splendid), 21. --Cpds.: s-, un-.

fruma, wk.m., beginning; originator; maker, doer; chief; 2309. [Go. fruma, OFris. OS. forma, Lit. pìrma-s, Lat. primus; cf. Gr. πραμος 'leader', MHG. vrum 'good'] --Cpds.: dad-, hild-, land-, lod-, ord-, wg-.

frum-cyn(n)*, n. -ja., lineage, origin; as. -cyn, 252.

frum-gr*, m., ('first-spear', i.e.) chieftain; ds. -e, 2856. (cp. Lat. 'pimipilus'?)

frum-sceaft, f. -i. (m.?), creation, beginning, origin; ds. -e, 45; as. -sceaft, 91.

ge-frnen, -frnon, -frungon, see ge-frignan.

Frsan, Frs-land, see Frsan, Frs-lond.

fugol, m., bird; ds. fugle, 218; [np. fugelas, F. 5]; dp. fuglum, [2941]. [MnE. fowl; Go. fugls, ON. fugl, fogl, OFris. fugel, OS. fugal, OHG. fogal, fugal, Ger. Vogel]

full, adj., w/ gen., full; 2412. --Cpds.: eges-, sorg-, weor-.

ful, adv., full, very; ful (oft), 480, 951, 1252. [Go. fulls, ON. fullr, OFris. OS. full, OHG. foll; L. plenus, Skt. púrna-]

ful(l), n., (filled) cup, beaker; ful, 1192; ds. fulle, 1169; as. ful, 615, 628, 1025, a ful ('sea'), 1208. --Cpds.: medo-, sele-.

ful-lastan(*), w1., w/ dat., help, support; pres. 1 sg. -lastu, 2668. [cp. fylstan; Siev. §43 n.4]

full-ode, pret. of ful(l)-gn, anv., w/ dat., follow, serve, aid; 3119.

fultum, m., help, support; as., 698, 1273, 1835, 2662.--Cpd.: mgen-.

fundian, w2., strive, be eager to go; pret. 3 sg. fundode, 1137; desire (w/ inf. of motion); pres. 1 pl. fundia, 1819.

furum, adv., just (of time), first; 323, 465, 2009; (a short time ago:) 1707.

furur, adv., further, furthermore, further on; 254, 761, 3006.

fs, adj., eager to set out, ready, hastening; 1475, 3025, 3119; nsn., 1966; npm. fse, 1805; --longing; nsm. fs, 1916; --ready for death; nsm. ~, 1241. [OHG. funs; cp. fundian] --Cpds.: hin-, t-, wl-.

fs-lc(**), adj., ready; asn., 1424; apn. (fyrdsearu) fslicu, 232, (~) fslc 2618 (asn.?).

ff-tne, see ff-tne.

fyl(l), m. -i., fall; 2912; ds. -e, 1544 (see: on). --Cpds.: hr-, wl-.

ge-fyllan, w1., fell, kill; 2655; pret. 3 pl. gefyldan, 2706. [feallan]

fyllo, wk.f., fill, plenty, feast; gs. fylle, 562; gs. or ds. ~, 1014; ds. ~, 1333. [full] [Go. full] --Cpds.: wl-, wist-.

fyl-wrig**, adj. (fall-weary), killed; asm. -ne, 962.

fyr, see feor(r).

fr, n., fire; 2701, 2881; gs. -es, 185, 1764; ds. -e, 2274, 2309, 2595; as. fr, 1366. [Go. fn < Gmc. *fúr-i-; Gr. πυρ 'fire', Hit. pahhur 'fire' < IE. *peh2wr 'fire' (Watkins 61:pa9wr/Pokorny peuór 829)] --Cpds.: bal-, heao-, wl-.

fras, see fras.

fr-bend**, f. -j. (m. -i.), band forged with fire; dp. -um, 722.

fyrd-gestealla*, wk.m., war-comrade; dp. -gesteallum, 2873. [faran; cp. OHG. fart]

fyrd-hom**, m., war-dress, coat of mail; as., 1504.

fyrd-hrgl**, n., war-garment, byrnie; as., 1527.

fr-draca**, wk.m., (fire-drake), -dragon; 2689.

fyrd-searo**, n. -wa., armour; ap. -searu, 232, -searo 2618 (as.?).

fyrd-wyre(**)(+), adj. -ja., distinguished (worthy) in war; 1316.

fyren, firen, (*), f., crime, sin, wicked deed; fyren, 915; as. fyrene, 101, 137, 153, 2480, firen' 1932; gp. fyrena, 164, 628, 750, 2250, fyrene 811; ap. fyrena, 879; dp. fyrenum, adv., wickedly: 1744, exceedingly, sorely: 2441. [Go. farina, OFris. firne, ferne, OS. OHG. firina; cp. ON. firn 'extraordinary']

fyren-dad(*), f. -i., wicked deed, crime; dp. -um, 1001; ap. -a, 1669.

fyren-sceapen, adj. from pp., wicked, created in sin; [fyren]sceapen, [2229] (usually restored as [earm]sceapen).

fyren-earf**, f., dire distress; as. -e, 14.

fyrgen-bam**, m., mountain-tree; ap. -as, 1414. [cp. Go. farguni; beam]

fyrgen-holt**, n., mountain-wood; as., 1393.

fyrgen-stram*, m., mountain-stream (Malone 1929:192-'the great stream of the Ocean (the sea pure and simple)', Malone 1955:298-'stream that is a mountain (of intensity)'); 1358; as. firgenstram, 2128.

fýren, adj., fiery, on fire; nsf. fýrenu, [F. 36].

fr-heard**, adj., hardened by fire; npn., 305.

fyrian, see ferian.

fr-loht**, n., fire-light; as., 1516.

fyrmest, see forma. [Go. frumist]

fyrn-dagas(*), m.p., days of old; dp. -dagum, 1451. [cp. Go. *farn(ei)s; OE. feor(r)]

fyrn-geweorc*, n., ancient work; as., 2286.

fyrn-gewin(n)**, n., ancient strife; gs. -gewinnes, 1689.

fyrn-man(n)**, m. -c., man of old; gp. -manna, 2761.

fyrn-wita*, wk.m., old counselor; ds. -witan, 2123.

fyrst, m. -i., space of time, time (granted for doing something); 134, 210, 2555; ds. -e, 76; as. fyrst, 528, 545; is. -e, 2573. [Ger. Frist]

(ge-)fyrran, w1., further, advance, impel, incite; pp. gefyrred, 2784. [furor]

fyr-wet(t), -wyt(t) [wit(t)], n. -ja., curiosity; fyrwet, 1985, 2784; fyrwyt, 232. [cp. OS. firi-wit(t)]

fr-wylm**, m. -i., surge of fire; dp. -um, 2671.

(ge-)fsan, w1., make ready, impel, incite; pp. gefsed, 217, 630 (ready for, w/ gen.), 2309 (provided with, w/ dat.); nsf. ~, 2561. [fs]