Fiskja

Old Norse Dictionary - fiskja

Meaning of Old Norse word "fiskja" in English.

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

fiskja
t; pret. pl. fisktu, Landn. 271; fiskþi, Grág. Kb. i. 132; fiskja, n. G. l. i. 139, BS. i. 326; pres. fiskir, Grág. i. 470, 471; fiscar, Kb. i. 132, is undoubtedly wrong; fiskt (sup.), 656 C. 2: in mod. usage always að, and so in MSS. of the 15th century; pres. fiskar, Gþl. 427; pret. fiskaði, BS. i. 360; pl. fiskaðu, FaS. ii. 111, B. K. 120:—to fish; fiskja síld, FmS. x. 22; karl fiskti þá ýsu, en áðr hafði hann fiskt löngu, Frissb. 255.

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

Abbreviations used:

l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
mod.
modern.
n.
neuter.
pl.
plural.
pres.
present.
pret.
preterite.
S.
Saga.
sup.
supine.

Works & Authors cited:

B. K.
Björgynjar Kálfskinn. (J. II.)
Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Kb.
Konungs-bók. (B. I, C. I, etc.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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