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See also: Gran, grán, grań, gràn, grãn, Grän, and grån

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gran (plural grans)

  1. (informal, usually affectionate) a grandmother
  2. (rare) a grandfather

TranslationsEdit

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AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grandis, grandem.

AdjectiveEdit

gran m sg (feminine singular grana, neuter singular grano, masculine and neuter plural granos, feminine plural granes)

  1. big

AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gran

  1. (apocopic, before a singular noun) Alternative form of grande, big

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan gran, from Latin grandis, grandem, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ghrewə- (to fell, put down, fall in).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gran (masculine and feminine plural grans)

  1. big, large
  2. (of a person) old
  3. (of a person) older, senior
  4. great (very large)
  5. great (important)

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

gran m (plural grans)

  1. (in the plural) adults, grown-ups

Further readingEdit


FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grānum.

NounEdit

gran m (plural grans)

  1. wheat, corn
  2. grain

Related termsEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡran/, [ɡr̺än̺]

AdjectiveEdit

gran m, f (apocopate)

  1. Apocopic form of grande
    Gran Bretagna - Great Britain
    Gran Premio - Grand Prix
    gran turismo - grand touring

LadinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grandis, grandem.

AdjectiveEdit

gran m (feminine singular granda, masculine plural gragn, feminine plural grandes)

  1. large; great

Mauritian CreoleEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French grand

AdjectiveEdit

gran

  1. great
  2. grown-up
  3. big
  4. tall

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 gran on Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia
 
gran

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grǫn

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gran f, m (definite singular grana or granen, indefinite plural graner, definite plural granene)

  1. spruce (mostly the species Picea abies (Norway spruce)).
  2. spruce (wood from spruce trees)

HypernymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

“gran” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grǫn

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gran f (definite singular grana, indefinite plural graner, definite plural granene)

  1. spruce (mostly the species Picea abies (Norway spruce)).
  2. spruce (wood from spruce trees)

ReferencesEdit

“gran” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan gran, from Latin grandis, grandem.

AdjectiveEdit

gran

  1. big; large

Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grandis, grandem.

AdjectiveEdit

gran m, f (plural grans)

  1. big; large

DescendantsEdit


Old PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From grande, from Latin grandis, grandem.

AdjectiveEdit

gran

  1. big

DescendantsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish grant, grand, apocopic forms of grande (great). Other apocopic forms inherited from Old Spanish include primer, san and según.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gran m, f (apocopate, standard form grande)

  1. (before the noun) Apocopic form of grande; great.

Usage notesEdit

  • The form gran is used only before and within the noun phrase of the modified singular noun. Elsewhere, grande is used instead.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grǫn.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡrɑːn/
  • (file)

NounEdit

gran c

  1. spruce (mostly the species Picea abies or Norway spruce, the species found most often in Sweden)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of gran 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gran granen granar granarna
Genitive grans granens granars granarnas