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EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Ukrainian жури́ти (žurýty, to sadden), Belarusian жури́цца (žurícca, to grieve), Serbo-Croatian жу́рити (to hurry (intransitive)), Slovene žúriti (to force, to rush, to hurry (transitive)) (tonal orthography). Per Vasmer, related to Serbo-Croatian гу́рати (to push) (1sg. гу̑ра̄м), Slovene gúrati (to wear out, to torment) (tonal orthography), and distantly to Sanskrit घोर (ghorá, scary, terrible, rash), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌿𐍂𐍃 (gaurs, indignant, saddened), 𐌲𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌾𐌰𐌽 (gaurjan, to sadden), Old High German gōrag (miserable), Old Irish gúre (diseased state).

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жури́ть (žurítʹimpf

  1. (colloquial) to scold slightly

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