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]

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