frusta

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

frusta

  1. plural of frustum

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūstis (with the addition of an onomatopoeic r), possibly from the Proto-Indo-European root *gʷʰen- (to slay, kill).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfru.sta/
  • Rhymes: -usta
  • Hyphenation: frù‧sta

Noun[edit]

frusta f (plural fruste)

  1. whip
  2. whisk
  3. strap

Verb[edit]

frusta

  1. inflection of frustare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

frūsta

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of frūstum

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

frusta (present frustar, preterite frustade, supine frustat, imperative frusta)

  1. to snort or breathe heavily with a lot of friction (through the nose or a slightly open mouth)
    Hästen frustade
    The horse snorted
    Han frustade som ett otämjt vilddjur
    He huffed and snorted like an untamed wild beast
    Hon frustade av skratt
    She snorted with laughter
    flåsande och frustande
    panting and snorting

Usage notes[edit]

Intense- and animalistic-sounding when used of humans. Think eyes wide open, sweat dripping.

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See also[edit]

  • fnysa (to snort (usually calmer))
  • morra (to growl)

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