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EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Compare Swedish fjeska (to bustle about).

VerbEdit

fisk (third-person singular simple present fisks, present participle fisking, simple past and past participle fisked)

  1. (obsolete) To run about; to frisk; to whisk.
    • Latimer
      He fisks abroad, and stirreth up erroneous opinions.

Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from fisking.

VerbEdit

fisk (third-person singular simple present fisks, present participle fisking, simple past and past participle fisked)

  1. To rebut an argument line by line, especially on the Internet.
    • 2002 December, Institute of Public Affairs, “The World of Blog”, Review:
      A proper fisking leaves the reader with a clear understanding that the text so fisked was appallingly wrong in every important respect!
    • 2008 March 13, “Fisked By Obama”, The Economist:
      Now, apparently, Barack Obama's campaign is fisking Hillary Clinton's campaign memos.

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

fisk c (singular definite fisken, plural indefinite fisk)

  1. fish
  2. Pisces (someone with a Pisces star sign)
  3. (card games) Go Fish (a card game for children)
InflectionEdit
External linksEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See fiske (to fish).

VerbEdit

fisk

  1. Imperative of fiske.

ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fiskr, from Proto-Germanic *fiskaz. Cognate with Swedish fisk.

NounEdit

fisk m

  1. fish

FaroeseEdit

NounEdit

fisk

  1. accusative singular of fiskur

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

fisk

  1. fish

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “fisk” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

fisk

  1. imperative of fiske

Old DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

fisk m

  1. fish

DescendantsEdit


Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fiskaz, whence also Old English fisc, Old Norse fiskr, Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐍃𐌺𐍃 (fisks), from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ-. Cognates include Latin piscis. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ- (fish).

NounEdit

fisk m

  1. fish

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fiskaz, whence also Old English fisc, Old High German and Old Dutch fisk, Old Norse fiskr, Gothic 𐍆𐌹𐍃𐌺𐍃 (fisks), from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ-.

NounEdit

fisk m

  1. fish

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fisk c

  1. (zoology) fish

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian, from Proto-Germanic *fiskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pisḱ-. Compare Saterland Frisian Fisk, English fish, Dutch vis, German Fisch, Danish fisk.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fisk c (pl fisken, dim. fiskje, dim. pl. fiskjes)

  1. fish