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Torsk

Torsk

,
Noun.
[Dan.; akin to Icel.
þorskr
a codfish, G.
dorsch
.]
(Zool.)
(a)
The cusk. See
Cusk
.
(b)
The codfish. Called also
tusk
.

Definition 2021


torsk

torsk

English

Noun

torsk (plural torsks)

  1. An edible fish, Brosme brosme, also called cusk.

Anagrams


Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse þorskr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɔːrsk/, [tˢɒːsɡ̊]

Noun

torsk c (singular definite torsken, plural indefinite torsk)

  1. cod, codfish
  2. (pejorative) ass, fool

Inflection


Norwegian Bokmål

torsk

Etymology

From Old Norse þorskr, þoskr.

Noun

torsk m (definite singular torsken, indefinite plural torsker, definite plural torskene)

  1. a cod

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse þorskr, þoskr.

Noun

torsk m (definite singular torsken, indefinite plural torskar, definite plural torskane)

  1. a cod

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Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish þorsker, from Old Norse þorskr, from Proto-Germanic *þurskaz.

Pronunciation

Noun

torsk c

  1. a cod
  2. (slang) a person who visits prostitutes; a john
  3. (medicine) candidiasis, a fungal infection

Declension

Inflection of torsk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative torsk torsken torskar torskarna
Genitive torsks torskens torskars torskarnas

Related terms

  • soppatorsk
  • torska
  • torskbestånd
  • torskfilé
  • torskfisk
  • torskfiske
  • torskkrig
  • torskkvot
  • torskleverolja
  • torskpilkning
  • torskrom
  • torskrygg

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