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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *terti, from Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (to rub, rub by twisting, twist, turn). Cognate with Latin terō (to rub), Ancient Greek τρίβω (tríbō, to rub), Lithuanian trinti (to rub), Latvian trīt (to rub), Armenian թրել (tʿrel, to knead).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tr̂ti/
  • Hyphenation: tr‧ti

VerbEdit

tȑti impf (Cyrillic spelling тр̏ти)

  1. (transitive) to rub
  2. (transitive) to cause friction
  3. (transitive) to scour, scrub
  4. (transitive) to break, crush (especially flax)

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