frosk - Wiktionary, the free dictionary (2024)

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Noun
    • 1.3 Anagrams
  • 2 Icelandic
    • 2.1 Noun
  • 3 Middle English
    • 3.1 Noun
  • 4 Norwegian Bokmål
    • 4.1 Etymology
    • 4.2 Noun
    • 4.3 See also
    • 4.4 References
  • 5 Norwegian Nynorsk
    • 5.1 Etymology
    • 5.2 Noun
    • 5.3 See also
    • 5.4 References
  • 6 Old High German
    • 6.1 Alternative forms
    • 6.2 Etymology
    • 6.3 Noun
      • 6.3.1 Declension
      • 6.3.2 Descendants
    • 6.4 References

English

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Etymology

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From Middle English frosk, from Old English frosc, frox (frog) and Old Norse froskr (frog); both from Proto-Germanic *fruskaz, *fruþskaz (frog), from Proto-Indo-European *prew- (to jump, hop). Doublet of frosh.

Noun

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frosk (plural frosks)

  1. (dialectal) A frog.

Anagrams

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Icelandic

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Noun

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frosk

  1. indefinite accusative singular of froskur

Noun

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frosk

  1. Alternative form of frossh

Norwegian Bokmål

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frosk - Wiktionary, the free dictionary (1)

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology

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From Old Norse froskr, from Proto-Germanic *fruskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *prew- (jump, hop).

Noun

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froskm (definite singular frosken, indefinite plural frosker, definite plural froskene)

  1. a frog (amphibian)

References

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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frosk - Wiktionary, the free dictionary (2)

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology

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From Old Norse froskr, from Proto-Germanic *fruskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *prew- (jump, hop).

Noun

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froskm (definite singular frosken, indefinite plural froskar, definite plural froskane)

  1. a frog (amphibian)

See also

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References

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Old High German

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-West Germanic *frosk.

Noun

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froskm

  1. frog

Declension

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Declension of frosk (masculine a-stem)

Descendants

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References

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  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014
frosk - Wiktionary, the free dictionary (2024)

FAQs

Is frosk a word? ›

(dialectal) A frog.

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Is obsequience a word? ›

noun. willingness or eagerness to comply, please, serve, etc.; obsequiousness.

Is Brum in the dictionary? ›

/brʌm/ Add to word list Add to word list. an informal name for Birmingham, a large city in central England: I've lived in Brum all my life.

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Like its sister project Wikipedia, Wiktionary is run by the Wikimedia Foundation, and is written collaboratively by volunteers, dubbed "Wiktionarians".

What is the Wiktionary spiritual? ›

Of or pertaining to spirits; supernatural. quotations ▼

What is the wiktionary sketchy? ›

sketchy (comparative sketchier, superlative sketchiest) Roughly or hastily laid out; intended for later refinement. The first draft included a sketchy design. Not thorough or detailed. Resembling a comedy sketch, of sketch quality.

What is dodgy wiktionary? ›

(unsound and unreliable): shaky, flaky. (risky): chancy, risky.

What is the wiktionary controversial? ›

controversial (comparative more controversial, superlative most controversial) Arousing controversy—a debate or discussion of opposing opinions.

What is a frosk? ›

frosk (plural frosks) (dialectal) A frog.

What is a Frosker? ›

From the ancient Norse word for frog, FROSKR is a new take on what it means to be confident and compliant when dealing with complex environmental issues. A sensitive indicator species, frogs breathe partially, and drink fully, through their skin.

What modern language is closest to Old Norse? ›

Modern Icelandic is the modern language that is the closest to Old Norse when written. Another language that is close to Old Norse, is Elfdalian. Other languages that come from Old Norse are Swedish, Danish, Faroese, and Norwegian.

Is whee in the dictionary? ›

whee exclamation (EXPRESSING HAPPINESS)

an expression of happiness: Whee!

Is exr a scrabble word? ›

Exr is not a Scrabble word.

Is Newa a noun? ›

No. “New” is an adjective, not a noun. Or, if you mean, “start anew,” then “anew” is an adverb.

Is blendy a word? ›

Adjective. blendy (comparative more blendy, superlative most blendy) (informal) Tending to blend together or blend in.

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