flesk

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse flesk, from Proto-Germanic *flaiską, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁ḱ- (to tear, peel off). Compare Icelandic flesk, Swedish fläsk, Danish flæsk, English flesh, Dutch vlees, German Fleisch.

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Noun[edit]

flesk n (genitive singular flesks, uncountable)

  1. pork

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Declension[edit]

Declension of flesk (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative flesk fleskið
accusative flesk fleskið
dative fleski fleskinum
genitive flesks flesksins

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse flesk, from Proto-Germanic *flaiską, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁ḱ- (to tear, peel off). Compare Faroese flesk, Swedish fläsk, Danish flæsk, English flesh, Dutch vlees, German Fleisch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

flesk n (genitive singular flesks, no plural)

  1. bacon

Declension[edit]

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