gissa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

give us a

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gissa

  1. (slang, nonstandard, in imperative utterances) Give us a; give me a.
    • 1952, Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, Sir Owen Seaman, Punch
      This bloke comes up to his mate, and says "Ere," 'e says, 'gissa fag, tosh,' 'e says.
    • 2002, Anabel Donald, Be nice‎
      (Pacing up and down in front of the protesting ICKLES, threateningly.) C'mon, Emma, gissa hand here.
    • 2007, Carolyn McCrae, Walking Alone‎
      "An' you're gorgeous, here, gissa kiss."

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Related to the verb gjeta

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Verb[edit]

gissa (present tense gissar, past tense gissa, past participle gissa, passive infinitive gissast, present participle gissande, imperative gissa/giss)

  1. to guess

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse *gitsa, *getsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gissa (present gissar, preterite gissade, supine gissat, imperative gissa)

  1. to guess (to reach an unqualified conclusion)

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