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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse flesk, from Proto-Germanic *flaiską, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁ḱ- (to tear, peel off). Compare Icelandic flesk, Swedish fläsk, Danish flæsk, English flesh, Dutch vlees, German Fleisch.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flesk n (genitive singular flesks, uncountable)

  1. pork
  2. unsmoked bacon

DeclensionEdit

Declension of flesk (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative flesk fleskið
accusative flesk fleskið
dative fleski fleskinum
genitive flesks flesksins

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse flesk, from Proto-Germanic *flaiską, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁ḱ- (to tear, peel off). Compare Faroese flesk, Swedish fläsk, Danish flæsk, English flesh, Dutch vlees, German Fleisch.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flesk n (genitive singular flesks, no plural)

  1. bacon

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse flesk. Akin to English flesh.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flesk n (definite singular flesket, uncountable)

  1. pork, particularly the fatty parts

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