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Three fykes at the Zuiderzeemuseum

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch fuik (fish trap), from Middle Dutch vuyke, fuke. Cognate with West Frisian fûke, German Low German Fuuk.

NounEdit

fyke (plural fykes)

  1. (fishing) A type of fish-trap consisting of tubular nets that are supported by hoops.
    Synonym: fyke net, fyke-net


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EtymologyEdit

 
fyke

Inherited from Old English fīc, from Vulgar Latin *fīca, from Latin fīcus. Doublet of fige.

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NounEdit

fyke (plural fykes)

  1. A fig (fruit of a fig tree)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: fike

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

fyke (present tense fyk, past tense fauk, past participle foke, present participle fykande, imperative fyk)

  1. Alternative form of fyka