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Detailed Translations for gnaw from English to Dutch


to gnaw verb (gnaws, gnawed, gnawing)

  1. to gnaw (munch; nibble; pick; nybble)
    knagen; knauwen
    • knagen verb (knaag, knaagt, knaagde, knaagden, geknaagd)
    • knauwen verb (knauw, knauwt, knauwde, knauwden, geknauwd)
  2. to gnaw (nibble; pick; nybble)
    knabbelen; peuzelen
    • knabbelen verb (knabbel, knabbelt, knabbelde, knabbelden, geknabbeld)
    • peuzelen verb (peuzel, peuzelt, peuzelde, peuzelden, gepeuzeld)
  3. to gnaw (nibble; pick; peck; munch; nybble)
    knauwen; kluiven
    • knauwen verb (knauw, knauwt, knauwde, knauwden, geknauwd)
    • kluiven verb (kluif, kluift, kloof, kloven, gekloven)
  4. to gnaw (corrode)
    aanvreten; aanbijten

Conjugations for gnaw:

  1. gnaw
  2. gnaw
  3. gnaws
  4. gnaw
  5. gnaw
  6. gnaw
simple past
  1. gnawed
  2. gnawed
  3. gnawed
  4. gnawed
  5. gnawed
  6. gnawed
present perfect
  1. have gnawed
  2. have gnawed
  3. has gnawed
  4. have gnawed
  5. have gnawed
  6. have gnawed
past continuous
  1. was gnawing
  2. were gnawing
  3. was gnawing
  4. were gnawing
  5. were gnawing
  6. were gnawing
  1. shall gnaw
  2. will gnaw
  3. will gnaw
  4. shall gnaw
  5. will gnaw
  6. will gnaw
continuous present
  1. am gnawing
  2. are gnawing
  3. is gnawing
  4. are gnawing
  5. are gnawing
  6. are gnawing
  1. be gnawed
  2. be gnawed
  3. be gnawed
  4. be gnawed
  5. be gnawed
  6. be gnawed
  1. gnaw!
  2. let's gnaw!
  3. gnawed
  4. gnawing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for gnaw:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aanbijten bite
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aanbijten corrode; gnaw
aanvreten corrode; gnaw attack; damage; erode; spoil
kluiven gnaw; munch; nibble; nybble; peck; pick
knabbelen gnaw; nibble; nybble; pick
knagen gnaw; munch; nibble; nybble; pick
knauwen gnaw; munch; nibble; nybble; peck; pick hurt; injure
peuzelen gnaw; nibble; nybble; pick
- eat at; erode; gnaw at; wear away

Related Words for "gnaw":

Synonyms for "gnaw":

Related Definitions for "gnaw":

  1. become ground down or deteriorate1
  2. bite or chew on with the teeth1
    • gnaw an old cracker1

Wiktionary Translations for gnaw:

  1. to bite something persistently
  1. door kluiven alle vlees van een bot verwijderen
  2. een bot in handen houden en er vlees van afhappen
  3. met de tanden aanvreten

Cross Translation:
gnaw knagen nagen — (intransitiv) mit den Zahn kleine Stücke einer harten Substanz abbeißen, trennen
gnaw wegsnoepen rognerretrancher, ôter quelque chose sur les extrémités, sur les bords d’une étoffe, d’un cuir, d’un morceau de bois, etc.
gnaw knagen ronger — entamer avec les dents de façon continue