Fiski-karl

Old Norse Dictionary - fiski-karl

Meaning of Old Norse word "fiski-karl" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

fiski-karl
m. a fisherman, Fas. i. 6: metaph. a spider = dordingull, q. v.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᛁᛋᚴᛁ-ᚴᛅᚱᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

m.
masculine.
metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
q. v.
quod vide.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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