fjǫr

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See also: fjor, fjór, fjör, and fjør

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ferhwą, *ferhwō. Cognates with the Old English feorh, Old Saxon ferh and Old High German ferh. Obsolete in modern English, German, Swedish and Danish. Confer the German Leib (body) and leben (to live).

Noun[edit]

fjǫr n

  1. life
  2. (poetic) the vital parts; the body
  3. vigour, spirit, energy

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