[frish; German, Norwegian frish]
- Karl von [kahrl von; German kahrl fuh n] /kɑrl vɒn; German kɑrl fən/, 1886–1982, Austrian zoologist: Nobel Prize in Physiology 1973.
- Max (Ru·dolf) [maks roo-dolf; German mahks roo-dawlf] /mæks ˈru dɒlf; German mɑks ˈru dɔlf/, 1911–91, Swiss novelist and playwright.
- Ot·to Ro·bert [ot-oh rob-ert; German awt-oh roh-buh rt] /ˈɒt oʊ ˈrɒb ərt; German ˈɔt oʊ ˈroʊ bərt/, 1904–1979, Austrian physicist.
- Rag·nar [rahng-nahr] /ˈrɑŋ nɑr/, 1895–1973, Norwegian economist: Nobel Prize 1969.
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See the figure and description of Frisch, and my own specimen.Lachesis Lapponica
Carl von Linn
Mine has robbed me of half the last fortnight; but I am a little better now, and am saying to myself Frisch zu!George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3)
Amid the hum of conversation interrupted by cries of Frisch wasser!Lillian Morris, and Other Stories
Frisch gewagt ist halb gewonnen—Boldly ventured is half done (won).
Frisch assigns no reason for this appellation, and Jacobson gives a wrong one, viz.
- Karl von . 1886–1982, Austrian zoologist; studied animal behaviour, esp of bees; shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1973
- Max (maks). 1911–91, Swiss dramatist and novelist. His works are predominantly satirical and include the plays Biedermann und die Brandstifter (1953) and Andorra (1961), and the novel Stiller (1954)
- Otto . 1904–79, British nuclear physicist, born in Austria, who contributed to the development of the first atomic bomb
- Ragnar (Anton Kittil). 1895–1973, Norwegian economist, who pioneered the study of econometrics and greatly influenced the management of the Norwegian economy from 1945: shared the first Nobel prize for economics (1969) with Jan Tinbergen
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