þorskur

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þorskr (cod) from the Proto-Germanic *þurskaz. Cognates include Danish torsk, English torsk, Faroese toskur, German Dorsch, Irish trosc, Middle Dutch dorsch, Middle Low German dorsch, Norwegian torsk, Scottish Gaelic trosg and Swedish: torsk.

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Noun[edit]

þorskur m (genitive singular þorsks, nominative plural þorskar)

  1. cod
  2. a fool syn.

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