хапя

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From Proto-Slavic *xopiti. Akin to Russian хапать(xapatʹ) and Slovak chápať(to fathom, comprehend). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p-(take, seize, grasp, grab). Non-Slavic cognates include German happig(pricey), Latin capiō, Old Armenian խափանեմ(xapʿanem).

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хапя (hápjaimpf

  1. (transitive) to wound by clamping the teeth, to bite
  2. (transitive, of an insect) to wound or pierce with a proboscis, to sting
  3. (transitive, figuratively, of cold weather) to cause irritation or smarting
  4. (transitive, figuratively) to cause emotional pain to (someone), to hurt, to quip, to offend, to sting

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