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EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

greie m (genitive singular greie, plural greienyn or greighyn)

  1. tool, instrument, implement, utensil
  2. engine

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
greie ghreie ngreie
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

greie f, m (definite singular greia or greien, indefinite plural greier, definite plural greiene)

  1. thing, object
    Hva er dette for slags greie?
    What kind of thing is this?
  2. things, stuff; situation
    Dette er fæle greier.
    This is terrible. / Terrible stuff.
    Gode greier!
    Good! / Good stuff!
  3. control, knowledge
    Dette har jeg greie på.

VerbEdit

greie (present tense greier, past tense greide, past participle greid)

  1. to be able to
    Kan du greie å gå helt hjem?
    Are you able to walk all the way home?
  2. to comb; comb one's hair

SynonymsEdit

  • (comb one's hair): gre
  • (comb one's hair): re
  • (comb one's hair): kjemme
  • (comb one's hair): kamme (Nynorsk)

AdjectiveEdit

greie

  1. definite singular and plural of grei

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From greia/greie.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

greie f (definite singular greia, indefinite plural greier, definite plural greiene)

  1. thing, object
    Kva er dette for slags greie?
    What kind of thing is this?
  2. things, stuff; situation
    Dette er fæle greier.
    This is terrible. / Terrible stuff.
    Gode greier!
    Good! / Good stuff!
  3. control, knowledge

AdjectiveEdit

greie

  1. singular definite of grei
  2. plural of grei

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