Gnash vs Gnast - What's the difference?

gnash | gnast |


As verbs the difference between gnash and gnast

is that gnash is to grind (one's teeth) in pain or in anger while gnast is (ambitransitive) to gnash.

As a noun gnast is

a spark; a dying spark; a dead spark, as of a snuffed candle.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

gnash

English

Verb

(es)
  • To grind (one's teeth) in pain or in anger.
  • to gnash the teeth
  • To grind between the teeth.
  • to gnash the air in fury
    to gnash a carpet
  • (Geordie) To run away
  • Derived terms

    * gnasher/gnashers * gnashy

    gnast

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) gnast, knast, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A spark; a dying spark; a dead spark, as of a snuffed candle.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) gnasten, gnaisten, from (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (ambitransitive) To gnash.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)