kreißen

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From Middle High German krīzen ‎(to cry aloud, shout, groan), from Old High German *krīzan, from Proto-Germanic *krītaną, *krīstaną, *krīskaną ‎(to cry out, shout), from Proto-Indo-European *greyd- ‎(to shout). Akin to Middle Low German krīten ‎(to cry out), Middle Dutch crīten, krīten ‎(to cry, cry out), Dutch krijsen ‎(to shriek, cry out), Latin crīdāre ‎(to cry out, proclaim). More at cry.

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kreißen ‎(third-person singular simple present kreißt, past tense kreißte, past participle gekreißt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (archaic) to moan, groan in pain
  2. (childbirth) to wail or cry out in labour

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