See also: fram-

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fram, from Proto-Germanic *fram.

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

fram (comparative fremri, superlative fremst)

  1. forward, ahead

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GermanEdit

VerbEdit

fram

  1. inflection of framen:
    1. imperative singular
    2. (colloquial) first-person singular present

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

fram

  1. Romanization of 𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌼

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fram, from Proto-Germanic *fram.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

fram

  1. forth, forward
  2. away from the coast
  3. (Suðurland) towards the coast

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IrishEdit

NounEdit

fram

  1. (In phrase) frum fram (noise, uproar)

Jamaican CreoleEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English from.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɹam/
  • Hyphenation: fram

PrepositionEdit

fram

  1. from
    • 2018, Ragashanti, “Man a tell lie pon food”, in The Jamaica Star[1]:
      “Wen him see di caller a come outta har house him hear har a argue wid a man. Di man say him neva waan she order fram di restaurant an tell har not to eva order fram dem again. []
      When he saw the caller exit her house, he heard her arguing with a man. The man said he didn't want her to order from the restaurant and told her not to ever order from them again. []
    A town yuh come fram?
    Are you from Kingston?

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fram.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

fram

  1. forward

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fram.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

fram

  1. forward

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fram (forward), from Proto-Indo-European *prom-, *pr- (forward, through). Akin to Old High German fram (forth, forward), Old Norse fram (forward, onward, adverb), Old Norse frá (preposition), Gothic 𐍆𐍂𐌰𐌼 (fram).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

fram

  1. from [+dative]

DescendantsEdit

AdverbEdit

fram

  1. forward

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fram, from Proto-Indo-European *pro- (forth, forward).

AdverbEdit

fram (comparative fremr, superlative fremst)

  1. forward, forth

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: fram
  • Faroese: fram
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: fram
    • Norwegian Bokmål: fram

ReferencesEdit

  • fram”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fram, from Proto-Germanic *fram.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fram/
  • (file)

AdverbEdit

fram (not comparable)

  1. forward, in front
    Antonym: bak

Usage notesEdit

Used for spatial, either of movement through or of position in space, as well as temporal adverbials; in the latter usage it will often correspond to later on. It is also a particle used in the formation of Swedish phrasal verbs.

Derived termsEdit