streen

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

streen (uncountable)

  1. constraint, bondage

Verb[edit]

streen (third-person singular present streens, present participle streenin, past streent, past participle streent)

  1. to strain, squeeze, extort money or confessions, etc.

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse striðna.

Verb[edit]

streen (preterite strennt)

  1. (neuter verb) sprinkle
    Vattnä streen bothi sprutkanna.
    The water sprinkles out of the sprinkling can.
    Mjölka streen genom siln.
    The milk sprinkles through the sile.
  2. (active verb) milk