sjómaður

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EtymologyEdit

From sjór (sea) and maður (man).

NounEdit

sjómaður m (genitive singular sjómanns, nominative plural sjómenn)

  1. a fisherman syn.
  2. a seaman, a mariner, a sailor, a seafarer, a sea lawyer, a salty dog
  3. arm wrestling
    Viltu fara í sjómann?
    Wanna arm-wrestle?

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • fara í sjómann (to arm wrestle)
  • gerast sjómaður (synonyms fara á sjó, to go to sea)
  • sjómaður í kaupskipaflotanum (merchant navy mariner)
  • sjómaður sem fiskar upp á hlut (share fisherman)
  • sjómannslegur

See alsoEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (fisherman): def. fiskimaður
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