fornigh

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English forneh, forneah, from Old English fornēah (very nearly, almost, about), equivalent to for- +‎ nigh.

Adverb[edit]

fornigh (comparative more fornigh, superlative most fornigh)

  1. (dialectal) Very near
  2. (dialectal, of time) Very nearly; almost.
    It'll be fornigh ten 'ear sin then'