гриза

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gryz-. Cognate with Russian грызть (gryztʹ), Serbo-Croatian гри̏сти/grȉsti, Slovene gristi, Slovak hrýzť. Non-Slavic cognates include Old Armenian կրծեմ (krcem) and probably Gothic 𐌺𐍂𐌹𐌿𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌽 (kriustan, grate, grind).

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гриза́ (grizáimpf

  1. to gnaw (at), to nibble (at), to eat into
    Гриза кора хляб.
    Griza kora hljab.
    To gnaw at/nibble a crust of bread.
    Гриза ноктите си.
    Griza noktite si.
    To gnaw/bite one's nails.
    Конят гризе юздата.
    Konjat grize juzdata.
    The horse is champing the bit.
  2. to fester, to rankle, to eat
    Гризе ме съвестта.
    Grize me sǎvestta.
    To feel remorse.
    Какво те гризе?
    Kakvo te grize?
    What's eating you?
    Synonym: измъчвам (izmǎčvam)
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Etymology 2[edit]

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гри́за (gríza)

  1. second-person singular aorist indicative of гриза́ (grizá)
  2. third-person singular aorist indicative of гриза́ (grizá)