See also: gripa and gripă

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grípa, from Proto-Germanic *grīpaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreyb- (to grasp, grab). Cognate with Norwegian gripe, Swedish gripa, Danish gribe, English gripe, Dutch grijpen, German greifen.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

grípa (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative greip, third-person plural past indicative gripu, supine gripið)

  1. to grab, catch, clasp, grip, grasp
  2. (baseball) to catch
  3. to grasp (understand)

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ReferencesEdit

Ásgeir Blöndal MagnússonÍslensk orðsifjabók, 1st edition, 2nd printing (1989). Reykjavík, Orðabók Háskólans.