fýra

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Faroese[edit]

Faroese cardinal numbers
3 4 5
    Cardinal : fýra
    Ordinal : fjórði

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fjórir, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

fýra

  1. four, cardinal number after trý and before fimm

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fýra (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fýraði, supine fýrað)

  1. (dated, informal) to fire (from a gun)
  2. to turn on or turn up the heat, to light a fire

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