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English[edit | edit source]

Most common English words: few « whom « love « #180: far » seemed » house » looked

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Old English feor

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Adjective[edit | edit source]

Far (comparative farther/further, superlative farthest/furthest)

  1. Remote in space.
    He went to a far country.
  2. Remote in time.
  3. Long.
    It was a far adventure, full of danger.
  4. More remote or longer of two.
    He moved to the far end of the state. She remained at this end.
  5. Extreme.
    We are on the far right on this issue.
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Far (comparative farther/further, superlative farthest/furthest)

  1. Distant in space, time or degree.
  2. To or from a great distance, time, or degree.
    You have all come far' and you will go farther.
  3. (with a comparative) Very much.
    He was far richer than we'd thought.

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
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  1. spelt (type of wheat)

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Albanian[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Latin Pharus.

Noun[edit | edit source]

far

  1. lighthouse

Catalan[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Latin Pharus.

Noun[edit | edit source]

far

  1. lighthouse
  2. headlight

Danish[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Old Norse faðir, from Proto-Germanic *fadēr, from Proto-Indo-European *ph₂tḗr (father).

Noun[edit | edit source]

Far c. (singular definite Faren, plural indefinite fædre)

  1. father, dad

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Esperanto[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Back-formation from fari. "to do, to make"

Preposition[edit | edit source]

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  1. by
    La libro de Johano far Ŝekspiro (John's book of/by Shakespeare)

Usage notes[edit | edit source]

Unofficial. The most common innovative preposition, far is used for some of the functions of the preposition de "of, from, by", which some authors feel is overworked. Useful for example to distinguish the owner of a book (de) from the author (far).


Faroese[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

far n.

  1. drive, ride, tour
  2. vessel
  3. trace, sign

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Hungarian[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Maybe from the same Uralic root *perä as Finnish perä.

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Far (plural Farok)

  1. buttock, posterior
  2. stern (ship)
  3. tail, rear (vehicle)

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Icelandic[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

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  1. a passage, a ride syn.
    Má ég far?
    Can I get a ride?
  2. an imprint, a trace syn.
  3. character, attribute

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Italian[edit | edit source]

Verb[edit | edit source]

far

  1. Apocopic form of fare.

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Maltese[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Arabic فأرٌ (fa’r), mouse).

Noun[edit | edit source]

far

  1. mouse

Norwegian Bokmål[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

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  1. father

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Occitan[edit | edit source]

Verb[edit | edit source]

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  1. Template:Alternative form of

Romanian[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Latin pharus.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Far n. (plural faruri)

  1. lighthouse
  2. (figuratively) beacon
  3. car headlight

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Scottish Gaelic[edit | edit source]

Conjunction[edit | edit source]

far

  1. where (non-interrogative)
    • Bha e cunnartach far an robh am balach ag iasgach — it was dangerous where the boy was fishing

Swedish[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

Short for fader.

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]

Inflection for Far Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Base form far fadern fäder fäderna
Possessive form fars faderns fäders fädernas
  1. father

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Far

  1. Present tense of fara.
  2. Imperative form of fara.

Turkish[edit | edit source]

Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

Latin Pharus.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Far (definite accusative Farı, plural Farlar)

  1. headlight

Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

French fard.

Noun[edit | edit source]

Far (definite accusative Farı, plural Farlar)

  1. eye shadow
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