berisp

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch berispen, berespen, berepsen, from be- + *repsen, from Old Dutch *repsōn (to blame, accuse), from Proto-Germanic *rafisōną, *rafisjaną (to blame), from Proto-Indo-European *rep- (to tear, snatch). Cognate with Middle Low German berispen, Middle High German berespen, berefsen; compare also Old Saxon ripsōn (to blame, accuse), Old High German refsen (to reprove, punish, scold, rebuke, threaten, strike), Old English repsan, refsan (to reprove, blame, seize), Old Norse repsa, refsa (to punish, censure).

Verb[edit]

berisp (third-person singular simple present berisps, present participle berisping, simple past and past participle berisped)

  1. (transitive) To censure; reprove.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

berisp

  1. first-person singular present indicative of berispen
  2. imperative of berispen