IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grár, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grár (comparative grárri, superlative gráastur)

  1. grey, gray

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *grēwaz.

AdjectiveEdit

grár (feminine grá, neuter grátt)

  1. grey
  2. spiteful

DeclensionEdit

Contracted forms may later be uncontracted by analogy, especially in later texts, resulting in forms such as gráan instead of grán (masculine accusative singular).

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: grár
  • Faroese: gráur
  • Norn: grå, grågi
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: grå
  • Norwegian Bokmål: grå
  • Old Swedish: grār
  • Danish: grå
  • Gutnish: graar, grar, gra, graur

ReferencesEdit

  • grár in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.