See also: fjór, fjör, fjǫr, and fjør

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Etymology

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From Old Norse fjǫrð (in prepositional phrase í fjǫrð), from Proto-Germanic *ferudi, from Proto-Indo-European *peruti. Cognates include Ancient Greek πέρυσι (pérusi), Sanskrit परुत् (parut), and Old Irish uraid.

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fjor

  1. used adverbially in the prepositional phrase i fjor (last year)yesteryear, last year
  2. (in compounds, rare) last year

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Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

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From Old Norse fjǫrð (in prepositional phrase í fjǫrð), from Proto-Germanic *ferudi, from Proto-Indo-European *peruti. Cognates include Ancient Greek πέρυσι (pérusi), Sanskrit परुत् (parut), and Old Irish uraid.

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fjor

  1. used adverbially in the prepositional phrase i fjor (last year)yesteryear, last year
  2. (in compounds) last year

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology

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From Old Norse fjǫrð (in prepositional phrase í fjǫrð), from Proto-Germanic *ferudi, from Proto-Indo-European *peruti. Cognates include Ancient Greek πέρυσι (pérusi), Sanskrit परुत् (parut), and Old Irish uraid.

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fjor

  1. used adverbially in the prepositional phrase i fjor (last year)yesteryear, last year
  2. (in compounds) last year

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Swedish

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Etymology

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From Old Norse fjǫrð (in prepositional phrase í fjǫrð), from Proto-Germanic *ferudi (last year), from Proto-Indo-European *peruti (last year, literally on the other side of a year). Cognates include Ancient Greek πέρυσι (pérusi), Sanskrit परुत् (parut), and Old Irish uraid. Compare also Swedish fjol.

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fjor

  1. (southern Sweden) used adverbially in the prepositional phrase i fjor (last year)yesteryear, last year
  2. (southern Sweden, in compounds) last year

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