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The Sea: Fish and Beyond


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fiskivinna f
fishing industry
valdandi
powerful
ídnaður m
industry
at standa fyri
to represent
fjølbroyttur
varied
útflutningur m
export
at mynstra
to sign onto a ship
skipari m
skipper
fiskur m
fish
botnfiskur m
bottom-dwelling fish
lína f
line (frequently fishing line)
trol n
trawl
at trola
to trawl
trolari m
trawler
hýsa f
haddock
toskur m
cod
upsi m
coalfish
landgrunnur m
continental shelf
ymiskur
diverse
at royna eftir
to try to catch
ringnót f
purse seine
nót f
dragnet
makrelur m
mackerel
svartkjaftur m
blue whiting (fish)
sild f
herring
rækja f
shrimp
rækjur f
shrimp(s)
á fjarleiðum
in the overseas fishing grounds
útflutningsvøra f
goods for export
vøra f
commodity, wares
at ala
to raise (fish)
alivinna f
aquaculture
stovnur m
foundation, (fish) stock
siðbundin
customary
at varðveita
to preserve
grindadráp n
Faroese whale killing
grind f
a school of pilot whales
grindahvalur m
pilot whale
kor n
choice, conditions
lívskor n
living conditions
týdningur m
meaning, significance
týdningarmikil
significant
at kanna
to research
hagtøl n
statistics (numbers)
hagfrøði n
statistics (science)
at hótta
to threaten
hóttan f
threat
yvirhøvur
at all
grindahvalastovnur m
pilot whale population
staðfestur
confirmed
at staðfesta
to confirm
púra
completely
at mæla frá
to advise against
at mæla ímóti
to protest against
heilsumyndugleikar m
health authorities
orsakað av
because of
at dálka
to pollute
dálking f
pollution
kyksilvur n
mercury
vandi m
danger
heilsuvandi m
danger to health
djóraverndarfelag n
animal protection organization
sjónarmið n
point of view
fiskiskapur m
fishing (as a practice)
agn n
bait
at vera á floti
to be out at sea fishing
flot n
float, buoy
at flota
to set afloat, go fishing
flotbúni m
survival suit
at fiska
to go fishing
brosma f
cusk
hávur m
shark
høgguslokkur m
octopus, squid
kalvi m
halibut
kongafiskur m
ocean perch
laksur m
salmon
reyðsprøka f
plaice
síl n
trout
tunfiskur m
tuna
tunga f
lemon sole
hummari m
lobster
laksur m
salmon
krabbi m
cancer
kópur m
seal
kópahúð
sealskin
kópahvølpur m
seal pup
kópasláttur m
seal hunting (with club)
bjálvi m
seal coat, wrapping, cover
látur n
seal breeding cave