knag-


knag-
*knag-
germ., Verb:
nhd. zusammendrücken;
ne. squeeze (Verb);
Hinweis: s. *knakka-;
Etymologie:
s. ing. *gen-, Verb, Substantiv, zusammendrücken, kneifen, knicken, ballen, Geballtes, Zusammengedrücktes, Pokorny 370;
Literatur: Falk\/Torp 49

Germanisches Wörterbuch . 2014.

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