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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


NorwegianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fjǫðr, from Proto-Germanic *feþrō, from Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥ ~ pth₂én- (feather, wing), from *peth₂- (to fly). 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.