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Fader
See also: Fader and fäder

English

Etymology

fade +‎ -er

Pronunciation

Noun

fader (plural faders)

  1. A device used to control sound volume.
  2. (computer graphics) A program or algorithm for fading out colors.

Derived terms

Translations

Adjective

fader

  1. comparative form of fade: more fade

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Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse faðir, from Proto-Germanic *fad?r, from Proto-Indo-European *ph?t?r.

Noun

fader c (singular definite faderen, plural indefinite fædre)

  1. (now formal) father
  2. A term of address for a Christian priest.

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French

Etymology

Borrowed from Occitan fadar.

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Verb

fader

  1. (reflexive, informal) to get stuck with

Conjugation

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German

Pronunciation

Adjective

fader

  1. comparative degree of fade

Adjective

fader

  1. inflection of fade:
    1. strong/mixed nominative masculine singular
    2. strong genitive/dative feminine singular
    3. strong genitive plural

Luxembourgish

Adjective

fader

  1. feminine dative of fad

Middle English

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old English fæder, from Proto-Germanic *fad?r, from Proto-Indo-European *ph?t?r.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'fa(:)d?r/, /'fað?r/, /'f?(:)d?r/

Noun

fader (plural faders or fadres, genitive fader or faders or fadres)

  1. A father; the male direct ancestor of someone or some creature.
  2. The indirect male ancestor of someone or some creature.
  3. The inventor or starter of an idea, nation or lineage.
  4. A spiritual superordinate, teacher, or leader:
    1. An individual who one offers confessions to; a confessor.
    2. One of the Church Fathers; an author of patristic writings.
  5. God/Jesus as father (as of Jesus, as in the Trinity, as inventor, or as leader).
  6. A polite appellation signifiying inferiority on behalf of the speaker.
  7. (rare) A secular superordinate, ruler, or leader.
  8. (rare) A Roman senator; a member of the Roman senate.

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Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse faðir, from Proto-Germanic *fad?r, from Proto-Indo-European *ph?t?r.

Noun

fader m (definite singular faderen, indefinite plural fedre, definite plural fedrene)

  1. father (often in a religious context)

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse faðir, from Proto-Germanic *fad?r, from Proto-Indo-European *ph?t?r.

Pronunciation

Noun

fader m (definite singular faderen, indefinite plural fedrar, definite plural fedrane)

  1. (archaic, poetic) father

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Scots

Noun

fader (plural faders)

  1. Alternative form of faither

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish faþir, from Old Norse faðir, from Proto-Germanic *fad?r, from Proto-Indo-European *ph?t?r.

Pronunciation

Noun

fader c

  1. a father
  2. a term of address for a Christian priest

Declension

Declension of fader 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fader fadern fäder fäderna
Genitive faders faderns fäders fädernas

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