See also: grånn

FaroeseEdit

 
grann (Picea abies)

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps related to granar, the genitive form of Old Norse grǫn

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NounEdit

grann f (genitive singular grannar, plural grannir)

  1. spruce, a conifer of the genus Picea

DeclensionEdit

Declension of grann
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative grann grannin grannir grannirnar
accusative grann grannina grannir grannirnar
dative grann grannini grannum grannunum
genitive grannar grannarinnar granna grannanna

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grannr.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grann (masculine and feminine grann, neuter grant, definite singular and plural granne, comparative grannare, indefinite superlative grannast, definite superlative grannaste)

  1. thin, slender
  2. clear, obvious

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

grann

  1. fine, beautiful
    se vad vår gran är grann, det är det grannaste granen i stan
    see how fine our Christmas tree is, it's the finest spruce in town

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of grann
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular grann grannare grannast
Neuter singular grant grannare grannast
Plural granna grannare grannast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 granne grannare grannaste
All granna grannare grannaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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NounEdit

grann n

  1. a colloquial variant of grand (a speck), used in the adverb litegrann (a bit), also written lite grann and litet grand

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WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grannr.

AdjectiveEdit

grann (neuter grannt, plural graann)

  1. Thin.
  2. Beautiful, fair.

Usage notesEdit

In the sense “beautiful” also compared using forms of fager.