fýri

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *furhiją (forest of firs), from Proto-Indo-European *perkʷ- (tree, oak, fir). Cognate with Old High German forst (pine wood, pine forest), Old English fyrhþ (wooded country). More at forest.

Noun[edit]

fýri n

  1. forest of fir trees, coniferous forest

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