See also: grun, gruen, and grün

Bavarian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɡ̥ryːn/
  • Audio (East Central Bavarian):(file)

Etymology 1

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From Middle High German grille, from Old High German grillo, probably from Latin gryllus (grasshopper, cricket), possibly onomatopoetic in origin, but perhaps borrowed in turn from Ancient Greek γρύλλος (grúllos, Egyptian dance performer; painted caricature), of unknown further origin.

Alternative forms

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Noun

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Grün f (plural Grün, diminutive Grüllerl) (East Central Bavarian, Vienna)

  1. (zoology) cricket (insect of the family Gryllidae)

Noun

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Grün

  1. plural of Grü
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Etymology 2

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Alternative forms

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  • Gruin (West Central Bavarian)

Noun

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Grün n (no plural)

  1. gerund of grün

German

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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Grün n (strong, genitive Grüns, plural Grüns)

  1. green (color)
  2. (heraldry) vert; green in heraldry
  3. leaves, a suit in German playing cards

Declension

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Descendants

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  • Volapük: grün

See also

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Colors in German · Farben (layout · text)
     Weiß      Grau      Schwarz
             Rot (Purpur)              Orange; Braun              Gelb; Creme, Ocker
             Grün (Hellgrün, Neongrün)              Grün (Dunkelgrün)             
             Türkis (Cyan, Meeresgrün)              Blau (Hellblau, Azurblau)              Blau (Dunkelblau)
             Lila, Violett (Blasslila, Altrosa)              Lila, Violett (Magenta, Purpur)              Rosa; Pink
German suits in German · das Deutsche Blatt (layout · text)
       
Herz, Rot Schellen Laub, Grün Eichel, Eckern

Further reading

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  • Grün” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Grün” in Duden online