gryźć

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *grỳzti, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *grūˀźtei.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡrɨɕt͡ɕ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɨɕt͡ɕ
  • Syllabification: gryźć

Verb[edit]

gryźć impf (perfective ugryźć)

  1. (transitive) to bite
    Synonym: kąsać
  2. (transitive) to gnaw
    W sieni domu pies gryzł kość.The dog was biting a bone in the hallway.
  3. (transitive) to eat someone, nag at, to bother
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:bać się
    Co cię gryzie?What's eating you?
  4. (reflexive) to bite oneself
  5. (reflexive) to bite one another
  6. (reflexive, colloquial) to worry (to be troubled; to give way to mental anxiety or doubt)
  7. (reflexive, colloquial) to feud
    Synonyms: kłócić się, wadzić się
  8. (reflexive) to not match, to not fit together

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Related terms[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • gryźć in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • gryźć in Polish dictionaries at PWN