fisker

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fiskari, from Proto-Germanic *fiskārijaz. Cognate with Swedish fiskare, Norwegian fisker.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /feskər/, [ˈfesɡ̊ɐ]

Noun[edit]

fisker c (singular definite fiskeren, plural indefinite fiskere)

  1. fisherman, angler
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See fiske (to fish).

Verb[edit]

fisker

  1. present of fiske

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

fisker m

  1. indefinite plural of fisk

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fiskari, from Proto-Germanic *fiskārijaz (fisher), from both *fiskaz (fish), from Proto-Indo-European *peysḱ- (fish), possibly from *peh₂- (to feed, to guard, to nourish) + and from *-ārijaz (-er).

Cognate with Swedish fiskare, Danish fisker.

Noun[edit]

fisker m (definite singular fiskeren, indefinite plural fiskere, definite plural fiskerne)

  1. a fisherman (both as an occupation and for leisure)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

fisker

  1. present of fiske

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

fisker m

  1. fish

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Swedish: fisk