fjǫrð

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ferudi ‎(last year), from Proto-Indo-European *peruti ‎(on the other side of a year). Related to obsolete German fert ‎(last year). Cognates include Sanskrit परुत् ‎(parut, last year), Persian ﭙار ‎(pār, last year), Ancient Greek πέρυσι ‎(pérusi, last year), Lithuanian pernai ‎(last year), Old Armenian հերու ‎(heru, last year) and Old English fyrn.

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

fjǫrð

  1. last year, the past year
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From fjǫrðr.

Noun[edit]

fjǫrð m

  1. accusative singular of fjǫrðr