framr

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *framaz (forward, prominent), from Proto-Indo-European *promo- (front, forth). Cognate with Old English fram (strenuous, active, bold, strong).

Adjective[edit]

framr (comparative fremri, superlative fremstr)

  1. forward, prominent, protruding
  2. superior

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: fremri (only comparative and superlative), framur

References[edit]

  • framr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press