A selection of articles related to shark etymology.
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- Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
Divination >> Rune Stones
- Norse God of Mischief, Trickery. Divine Catalyst, Breaker of Stagnation, Force for change. Giant brother of Odin. Loki wavers between a weal-bringing culture-hero/trickster and a woe-bringing destroyer. He is responsible for getting the gods most of their...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
- Receptive. Elements: Water & Akasha. White: Symbol of pure heart and mind; innocence, faith. Of the sea, it has watery and lunar elements, thus balancing emotions, especially for water signs. Absorbs thoughts, emotions. For solar plexus chakra (digestion,...
Earth Mysteries >> Stones, Minerals & Metals
- Story of the Celts: The Celts in Britain
- The Celts in Britain [ 27 ] What is obvious when studying the Celts, as when studying anything, is that different experts say different things--there are always men of knowledge who have conflicting views about specifics. The dates of when the Celts came to...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Shark Etymology is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Shark Etymology books and related discussion.
Suggested Pdf Resources
- The Xoc, the Sharke, and the Sea Dogs:
- is whether present understanding of the etymology of shark leaves room for so unlikely an hypothesis. ls there any need for exploration of the origin of shark'!
- SPC Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge
- Stegostomidae – Leopard sharks. Bagea oneone: Stegostoma fasciatum ( Leopard shark). Etymology: oneone = black sand.
- On the Origins of the Spanish Word ‘tiburón&
- Key words: etymology, fish names, elasmobranchs, requin, requiem shark. Synopsis.
- the Squalid Sharks from Japan
- Etymology. The generic name refers to the triangular jaws of the shark. T rigonognathus kabeyai sp.
- A new species of Mustelus (Family: Triakidae) from Indian EEZ
- [Keywords: shark, morphometric, etymology, phylogenetic, geographic]. Introduction.
Suggested News Resources
- What's in a name? Origins of the word “shark”
- To a recent roundup of whale shark news, I appended a sort of human interest one-liner about how “shark” is the only word in the English language that derives from a Yucatec (Mayan) Indian word – “Xoc” (pronounced like “shock”).
Suggested Web Resources
- Shark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Until the 16th century, sharks were known to mariners as "sea dogs". The etymology of the word "shark" is uncertain.
- shark - Online Etymology Dictionary
- The Online Etymology Dictionary or predatory persons, on the image of the fish , from 1707 (originally of pick-pockets); loan shark is attested from 1905.
- Online Etymology Dictionary
- But the description in the text fits neither the shark nor the whale.
- languagehat.com: XOC > SHARK?
- Aug 16, 2007 The comment thread on this post quickly mutated into a discussion of the etymology of the word shark; commenter dearieme quoted Michael D.
- snopes.com: Etymology of 'Card Shark' and 'Card Sharp'
- Jun 13, 2008 Is someone who cheats at cards properly styled a 'card shark,' not a 'card sharp'?