See also: graf, graaf, gráf, and -graf

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • As a German and Jewish surname, from graf (count).
  • As a Dutch surname, spelling variant of Graef.

Proper nounEdit

Graf (countable and uncountable, plural Grafs)

  1. (countable) A surname​.
    1. A surname, from German​.
    2. A surname, from Dutch​.
  2. A city in Iowa, United States

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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From Middle High German grâve.

NounEdit

Graf m (weak, genitive Grafen, plural Grafen, feminine Gräfin)

  1. count (member of German nobility)
  2. earl (a British or Irish nobleman next in rank above a viscount and below a marquess)
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DescendantsEdit
  • Ottoman Turkish: غروف(gorof)
  • Russian: граф (graf)

Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

Graf m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Grafs or (with an article) Graf, feminine genitive Graf, plural Grafs)

  1. A surname​.

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Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

Graf m (weak or mixed, genitive Grafen or (nonstandard) Grafs, plural Grafen)

  1. (mathematics) Alternative spelling of Graph
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NounEdit

Graf n (strong, genitive Grafs, plural Grafe)

  1. (linguistics) Alternative spelling of Graph
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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German grap, from Old High German graf, northern variant of grab, from Proto-Germanic *grabą. Cognate with German Grab, Dutch graf, Plautdietsch Grauf, English grave, Danish grav, Icelandic gröf.

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NounEdit

Graf n (plural Griewer)

  1. grave