gnísting

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from gnísta ‎(to scrub, to gnash), akin to gniða ‎(to rub, to scrub) and Norwegian gniste ‎(yelp, whimper, squeak) and gnisning/gnissing ‎(friction, dissension).

Noun[edit]

gnísting f

  1. gnashing, the act of gnashing
  2. a scream, cry

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