грети

Old Church SlavonicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *gretì (to dig, to scrape, to rake).

VerbEdit

грети (greti?

  1. to bury
  2. to scrape
  3. to comb
  4. to row
    • Excerpt from the Story of Boris and Gleb, line 45:
      И яко узьрѣ я святыи, въздрадовася душею, а они узьрѣвъше и омрачаахуся и гребяху къ нему.
      I jako uzĭrě ja svjatyi, vŭzdradovasja dušeju, a oni uzĭrěvŭše i omračaaxusja i grebjaxu kŭ nemu.
      And as the holy one caught sight of them, he rejoiced in his soul; but as they saw him, they grew dark and rowed toward him.

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