piska

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Annobonese[edit]

Noun[edit]

piska

  1. fish

References[edit]

  • World Lexicon of Grammaticalization (2002, →ISBN

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pescar.

Verb[edit]

piska

  1. (Sotavento) to fish

References[edit]

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN
  • Brüser, Martina; dos Reis Santos, André; Lang, Jürgen (2002) Dicionário do Crioulo da Ilha de Santiago (Cabo Verde) : com equivalentes de tradução em alemão e português / Wörterbuch des Kreols der Insel Santiago (Kapverde), →ISBN
  • Veiga, Manuel (2012) Dicionário Caboverdiano-Português, Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

piska

  1. simple past of piske
  2. past participle of piske

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from German Peitsche, likely from some Slavic language, compare Czech bič. Verb derived from noun.

Noun[edit]

piska c

  1. a whip, a rope or thong or rod (used to exert control over animals or for corporal punishment)

Usage notes[edit]

Commonly understood as a long rope as used by cowboys and Indiana Jones without further context.

Declension[edit]

Declension of piska 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative piska piskan piskor piskorna
Genitive piskas piskans piskors piskornas

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • spö (whip used for corporal punishment)

Verb[edit]

piska (present piskar, preterite piskade, supine piskat, imperative piska)

  1. to whip; to hit with a whip.
  2. to whip; to urge into action

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • piska upp (whip up (a mood or the like))

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]