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Type Other
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. AH-bis-ko  [key]

Meaning & History

From Northern Sami Ábeskovvu meaning "forest by the big water", from Sami áphi "lake, sea, big water" and skovvu, identical to Swedish skog "forest". The "big water" is probably Torneträsk. Abisko is a national park and a small village in Northern Sweden.
Added 12/2/2018 by Beautiful Victory