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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grœnn, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz (green), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (grow, become green).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡrœn/, [ɡ̊ʁɶnˀ]

AdjectiveEdit

grøn

  1. green (having green as its colour)
  2. green (inexperienced)
  3. green (environmentally friendly)
  4. (as a noun) green (colour)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of grøn
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular grøn grønnere grønnest2
Neuter singular grønt grønnere grønnest2
Plural grønne grønnere grønnest2
Definite attributive1 grønne grønnere grønneste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

See alsoEdit

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

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FaroeseEdit

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grœnn, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz (green). Akin to English green.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grøn (masculine and feminine grøn, neuter grønt, definite singular and plural grøne, comparative grønare, indefinite superlative grønast, definite superlative grønaste)

  1. green (having green as its colour)
    Graset var grønt.
    The grass was green.
  2. unexperienced
  3. politics with focus on agriculture, rural areas, environment and resources.
  4. angry

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

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

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Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grœnn, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz.

AdjectiveEdit

grø̄n

  1. green
  2. new, fresh

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Swedish: grön