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See also: fora, fóra, fòra, and fôra



From Old Swedish fø̄ra, from Old Norse fœra, from Proto-Germanic *fōrijaną. Cognate with Icelandic færa.


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  1. Move objects or people from one place to another, transport
    Jag kan föra hem dig om du vill.
    I can bring you home if you want.
  2. to lead in a partner dance
  3. steer; to guide the course of; to bring from one point to another
    Det krävs en stadig hand på rodret för att säkert föra ett skepp förbi dessa rev.
    It takes a steady hand on the rudder to safely bring a ship past these reefs.
  4. to lead, to direct; to steer
    Fången fördes in i rätten handfängslad.
    The prisoner was brought into the court handcuffed.


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