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The German "Föhre" means "pine." It has the same root as "fir."
"Fohre" can also be a kind of fish.
"Fahren" means "to travel", and vowels may change easily.All of this is just guessing.
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Andy, I think you r wrong about the fir tree... I'm not sure...
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My dictionary tells me that there is a dialect word, Foehre, meaning "fir tree".
Welcome back Andy.
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