toskur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

toskur m (genitive singular tosks, plural toskar)

  1. cod, codfish (Gadus morhua)

Declension[edit]

Declension of toskur
m6 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative toskur toskurin toskar toskarnir
accusative tosk toskin toskar toskarnar
dative toski toskinum toskum toskunum
genitive tosks tosksins toska toskanna

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