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See also: gra, Gra, grá, and grã

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

grå (neuter gråt, plural and definite singular attributive grå)

  1. grey
  2. (as a noun) grey (colour)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Danish · farver (layout · text)
     hvid      grå      sort      brun
             lyserød              rød ; højrød              orange              gul ; flødefarvet
             lime              grøn                           cyan ; turkis
             azurblå              blå              violet ; indigo              magenta ; lilla

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grár, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz. Cognate with German grau, Dutch graauw, and English grey

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grå (neuter singular grått, definite singular and plural grå or gråe, comparative gråere, indefinite superlative gråest, definite superlative gråeste)

  1. grey (UK) or gray (US) (colour)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “grå” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • Falk, Hjalmar; Torp, Alf (1903–06) Etymologisk ordbog over det norske og det danske sprog [Etymological Dictionary of the Norwegian and Danish Languages], page 242

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grár, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz. Cognate with German grau, Dutch graauw, and English grey

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grå (neuter singular grått, definite singular and plural grå or gråe, comparative gråare, indefinite superlative gråast, definite superlative gråaste)

  1. grey (UK) or gray (US) (colour)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Norwegian Nynorsk · fargar (layout · text)
     kvit      grå      svart      brun
             rosa              raud              oransje              gul
                          grøn                           (turkis)
                          blå                           rosa ; lilla

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grå (comparative gråare, superlative gråast)

  1. grey
  2. (colloquial) boring, dull; with a boring appearance

InflectionEdit

Inflection of grå
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular grå gråare gråast
Neuter singular grått gråare gråast
Plural gråa gråare gråast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 gråe gråare gråaste
All gråa gråare gråaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.