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Meaning of fornigh by Wiktionary Dictionary

fornigh


    Etymology

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

    Adverb

    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'