грызть

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gryzti. Cognate with Bulgarian гриза́ ‎(grizá), Serbo-Croatian гри̏сти/grȉsti, 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 or погры́зть or сгрызть)

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

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imperfective

perfective

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