griellan

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *graljaną, *gruljaną (to shout, provoke). Akin to Middle Low German grellen (to irritate), Middle High German grellen, grillen, Dutch grillen (to irritate, be grievous to), Icelandic grellskapr (spite), German grollen (to rumble, grumble), Groll (rancour, grudge)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡri͜yl.lɑn/, [ˈɡri͜yɫ.ɫɑn]

Verb[edit]

griellan (West Saxon)

  1. to annoy, provoke
  2. to offend
  3. to gnash one's teeth (at)

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