See also: žrec

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žerti[1], from Proto-Balto-Slavic *gerˀtei(devour, lap up), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷerh₃-(devour).

Baltic cognates include Lithuanian gerti(to drink), Latvian dzer̂t(to drink).

Indo-European cognates include Old English acworren, Proto-Germanic *kwerraną(devour), Avestan [script needed](gar-, swallow up), Old Armenian կերի(keri, I ate), Ancient Greek βιβρώσκω(bibrṓskō, eat up), βορά(borá, food), Latin vorō(I devour), Sanskrit गिरति(giráti, devour). See also gardło(throat) and źródło(source).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

żreć impf ‎(perfective zeżreć)

  1. (colloquial, pejorative) to gorge, to stuff oneself, to eat greedily
  2. to eat (of animals)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 559. ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6