fjør

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse (í) fjorð.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fjør n

  1. only used in the adverbial phrase í fjøryesteryear, last year

Derived termsEdit

  • (í) fjørvár (last spring)
  • (í) fjørsummar (last summer)
  • (í) fjørheyst (last fall, last autumn)
  • (í) fjørvetur (last winter)

NorwegianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fjǫðr. The meaning "spring" stems from German.

NounEdit

fjør

  1. feather
  2. spring (device made of flexible material)

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “fjoer” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
Last modified on 10 January 2014, at 19:03