грызть

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gryzti. Cognate with Bulgarian гриза (griza), Serbo-Croatian гристи/gristi, Slovene gristi, Slovak hrýzť. Non-Slavic cognates include Old Armenian կրծեմ (krcem) and probably Gothic 𐌺𐍂𐌹𐌿𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌽 (kriustan, grate, grind).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

грызть (gryztʹimpf (perfective прогры́зть), погрызть (pogryztʹ) (pogrýztʹ) pf., сгрызть (sgryztʹ) (sgryztʹ) pf.

  1. to gnaw
  2. to nibble
  3. to crack (nuts)
  4. to bite (fingernails)
  5. to nag at

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

imperfective

imperfective

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