fisk

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Swedish fjeska (to bustle about).

Verb[edit]

fisk (third-person singular simple present fisks, present participle fisking, simple past and past participle fisked)

  1. (obsolete) To run about; to frisk; to whisk.
    • Latimer
      He fisks abroad, and stirreth up erroneous opinions.

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from fisking.

Verb[edit]

fisk (third-person singular simple present fisks, present participle fisking, simple past and past participle fisked)

  1. To rebut an argument line by line, especially on the Internet.
    • 2002 December, Institute of Public Affairs, “The World of Blog”, Review:
      A proper fisking leaves the reader with a clear understanding that the text so fisked was appallingly wrong in every important respect!
    • 2008 March 13, “Fisked By Obama”, The Economist:
      Now, apparently, Barack Obama's campaign is fisking Hillary Clinton's campaign memos.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fiskr, from Proto-Germanic *fiskaz (fish), from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ- (fish).

Noun[edit]

fisk c (singular definite fisken, plural indefinite fisk)

  1. fish
  2. Pisces (someone with a Pisces star sign)
  3. (card games) Go Fish (a card game for children)
Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

See fiske (to fish).

Verb[edit]

fisk

  1. Imperative of fiske.

Elfdalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fiskr, from Proto-Germanic *fiskaz. Cognate with Swedish fisk.

Noun[edit]

fisk m

  1. fish

Faroese[edit]

Noun[edit]

fisk

  1. accusative singular of fiskur

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fiskr, from Proto-Germanic *fiskaz (fish), from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ- (fish).

Noun[edit]

fisk

  1. fish

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “fisk” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

fisk

  1. imperative of fiske

Old Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fiskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ- (fish).

Noun[edit]

fisk m

  1. fish

Descendants[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fiskaz, whence also Old English fisc, Old Norse fiskr, Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐍃𐌺𐍃 (fisks), from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ-. Cognates include Latin piscis. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ- (fish).

Noun[edit]

fisk m

  1. fish

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fiskaz, whence also Old English fisc, Old High German and Old Dutch fisk, Old Norse fiskr, Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐍃𐌺𐍃 (fisks), from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ-.

Noun[edit]

fisk m

  1. fish

Declension[edit]

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish fisker, from Old Norse fiskr, from Proto-Germanic *fiskaz (fish), from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ- (fish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fisk c

  1. (zoology) fish

Declension[edit]

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian, from Proto-Germanic *fiskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ-. Compare Saterland Frisian Fisk, English fish, Dutch vis, German Fisch, Danish fisk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fisk c (pl fisken, dim. fiskje, dim. pl. fiskjes)

  1. fish