fjórir

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Number[edit]

fjórir m pl, fjórar f pl, fjögur n pl

  1. four; the cardinal number after þrír and before fimm.
    Sjáðu! Fjórir menn.
    Look! Four men.

Declension[edit]

Numerals
singular plural
masculine feminine neuter masculine feminine neuter
nominative - - - fjórir fjórar fjögur
accusative - - - fjóra fjórar fjögur
dative - - - fjórum fjórum fjórum
genitive - - - fjögurra/ fjögra fjögurra/ fjögra fjögurra/ fjögra

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

fjórir

  1. four
    fjögurra vegna — to the four cardinal points

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References[edit]

  • “fjórir” in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic