Fardel meaning

färdl
A pack; a bundle.
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A burden.
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A pack; bundle.
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A burden; misfortune.
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A fardel of land.

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(obsolete) A bundle or burden.
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(obsolete) To make up in fardels.

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Origin of fardel

  • Middle English from Old French diminutive of farde package from Arabic farda single piece, pack, bundle from farada to be separate prd in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • A corruption of Middle English ferthe del (literally “fourth part”), equivalent to fourth +‎ deal. Cognate with Dutch vierendeel (“a fourth part, quarter”), German Viertel (“a quarter, fourth”), Danish fjerdedel (“a quarter”), Swedish fjärdedel (“a fourth, quarter”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English fardel, from Old French fardel (“pack, bundle”), from Spanish fardel, diminutive of fardo (“pack, bundle”), from Arabic [script?] (fardah, “a package”).

    From Wiktionary