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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

give us a

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ContractionEdit

gissa

  1. (slang, nonstandard, in imperative utterances) Give us a; give me a.
    • 1952, Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, Sir Owen Seaman, Punch
      This bloke comes up to his mate, and says "Ere," 'e says, 'gissa fag, tosh,' 'e says.
    • 2002, Anabel Donald, Be nice‎
      (Pacing up and down in front of the protesting ICKLES, threateningly.) C'mon, Emma, gissa hand here.
    • 2007, Carolyn McCrae, Walking Alone‎
      "An' you're gorgeous, here, gissa kiss."

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to the verb gjeta

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gissa (present tense gissar, past tense gissa, past participle gissa, passive infinitive gissast, present participle gissande, imperative gissa/giss)

  1. to guess

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse *gitsa, *getsa.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gissa (present gissar, preterite gissade, supine gissat, imperative gissa)

  1. to guess (to reach an unqualified conclusion)

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