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Ogham Letter F - Fearn

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Fearn (ᚃ) is the Irish name of the third letter of the Ogham alphabet, meaning "alder-tree".

In Old Irish, the letter name was fern [fʲer͈n͈], which is related to Welsh gwern(en), meaning "alder-tree(s)". Its Primitive Irish root was *wernā and its phonetic value then was [w]. Its Old Irish and modern phonetic value is [f].


Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Alphabets.

Ogham Letter F - Fearn is part of the Ogham Alphabeth group.

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