Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *aibraz (sharp, bitter, vehement, dire). Akin to Old High German eipar, eivar (sour", "acidic), and possibly to Old Norse æfr (vehement, angry, chafing).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑː.for/, [ˈɑː.vor]

AdjectiveEdit

āfor

  1. bitter, acidic, sour
  2. sharp, severe, impetuous, harsh
  3. hateful

DeclensionEdit