fjǫr

See also: fjor, fjór, fjör, and fjør

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ferhwą, *ferhwō. 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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