bifur

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Etymology 1[edit]

Related to bifa (to budge).

Noun[edit]

bifur m (genitive singular bifurs, no plural)

  1. (with further qualification) a feeling toward something
    Hún hef illan bifur á þessu.
    She has bad feelings about this.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably borrowed from Danish bæver, rather than continuous with Old Norse bifr. In either case ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bebruz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰébʰrus.

Noun[edit]

bifur m (genitive singular bifurs, nominative plural bifrar)

  1. beaver (genus Castor)
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