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fjǫr

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognates with the Old English feorh, Old Saxon ferh and Old High German ferh. Obsolete in modern English, German, Swedish and Danish. Confer the German Leib (body) and leben (to live).

NounEdit

fjǫr n

  1. life
  2. (poetic) the vital parts; the body
  3. vigour, spirit, energy

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