fjǫr

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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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