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kasheitur

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Icelandic

Etymology

From a nautical lexicon, kas- from kös ("heap of fish") + heitur ("hot").[1]

Adjective

kasheitur m., kasheit f., kasheitt n.

  1. as a hot heap of fish
    • Sjómannablaðið Víkingur ("the Fisherman Newspaper Viking")[2]
      Alltaf lagði sama væmna rotnunarþefinn upp úr kasheitum skipunum.
      And always did the same cloying smell of decay emit from the ships which smelled like hot heaps of fish.

Inflection

References

  • Notes:
  1. ^ http://visindavefur.hi.is/svar.php?id=7039
  2. ^ http://www2.lexis.hi.is/cgi-bin/ritmal/leitord.cgi?adg=daemi&n=688603&s=300195&l=kasheitur

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