fjør

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse (í) fjorð.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fjør n

  1. only used in the adverbial phrase í fjøryesteryear, last year

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fjǫðr (sense 1), and German Feder (sense 2)

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

fjør m, f (definite singular fjøra or fjøren, indefinite plural fjør or fjører, definite plural fjørene)

  1. a feather
  2. (technical) a spring

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fjǫðr, from Proto-Germanic *feþrō, from Proto-Indo-European *péth₂r̥ ~ pth₂én- (feather, wing), from *peth₂- (to fly). The meaning "spring" stems from German Feder.

Noun[edit]

fjør f (definite singular fjøra, indefinite plural fjører, definite plural fjørene)

  1. feather
  2. spring (device made of flexible material)

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