kasheitur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a nautical lexicon, from kös (heap [of fish]) +‎ heitur (hot).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkaːsˌheiːtʏr/

Adjective[edit]

kasheitur

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    • 1950 Sjómannablaðið Víkingur ("the Fisherman Newspaper Viking")[2]
      Alltaf lagði sama væmna rotnunarþefinn upp úr kasheitum skipunum.
      Always the same cloying smell of decay emanated from the [heap-hot] ships.

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Icelandic Web of Science: Hvað er þetta 'kas' þegar konur eru kasólettar? (“What does the kas in kasólettur mean?”)
  2. ^ http://www2.lexis.hi.is/cgi-bin/ritmal/leitord.cgi?adg=daemi&n=688603&s=300195&l=kasheitur