Icelandic: tíska

Discussion in 'Nordic Languages' started by Tjahzi, May 3, 2011.

  1. Tjahzi

    Tjahzi Senior Member

    Umeå, Sweden
    Swedish (Göteborg)
    I understand this word carries the meaning of fashion or vogue (at least that's what Wiktionary says :p), but what does it really mean? Obviously it wasn't around 500 years ago, but is it a derivation or just a randomly assembled word?
  2. NoMoreMrIceGuy Senior Member

    Actually it is an old word, it's just the spelling is modern. It used to be tíðska, from tíð (time, season)

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