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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse (í) fjorð.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fjør n

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

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fjǫðr (sense 1), and German Feder (sense 2)

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

fjør m, f ‎(definite singular fjøra or fjøren, indefinite plural fjør or fjører, definite plural fjørene)

  1. a feather
  2. (technical) a spring

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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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 Feder.

NounEdit

fjør f ‎(definite singular fjøra, indefinite plural fjører, definite plural fjørene)

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

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit