Focal an Lae #299
The Word of the Day in Irish

Word: trosc (TROSK) [trosk]

Meaning: trosc = cod

Usage:

History: Middle Irish “trosc” comes from Old Norse “thorskr” (cod, “the one for drying”), from the Indo-European root *ters- (to dry). Cognates in English include “thirst” and “cusk”.

Scottish Gaelic: trosg

2008-06-19 CPD