Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ferrai.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fe͜orr/, [fe͜orˠ]

AdverbEdit

feorr (comparative fierr, superlative fierrest)

  1. far; distant
    feorcȳþþdistant nation
    feorlanddistant land
    feorweġremote part, remote way
    feorsibbdistantly related
  2. far back (of time)

AdjectiveEdit

feorr

  1. far; at a distance
  2. perverse; depraved

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: fer, feor, for, fur, feer, ver, veir, far
    • English: far
    • Scots: faur