fjær

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fjǫðr, from Proto-Germanic *feþrō, from Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥ ~ pth₂én- (feather, wing), from *peth₂- (to fly). Cognate with English feather and Old English feþer.

Noun[edit]

fjær m, f (definite singular fjæra or fjæren, indefinite plural fjær or fjærer, definite plural fjærene)

  1. a feather

Etymology 2[edit]

From German Feder

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Noun[edit]

fjær m, f (definite singular fjæra or fjæren, indefinite plural fjær or fjærer, definite plural fjærene)

  1. a spring (mechanical device)
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