Other Word Forms of Shriek
Origin of Shriek
From Middle English scrycke, probably from Old Norse skrækja, itself probably of imitative origin. Cognate to Swedish skrika (skrik), German schreien (Schrei), both with the same meaning, and Albanian grykÃ« (“throat").
Middle English skriken, shriken of Scandinavian origin Old Norse skrækja
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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