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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch grein (a grain), from French grain (a grain), from Latin grānum (a grain), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm (grain). Doublette with Dutch graan (grain), which descended directly from Latin grānum (a grain).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

grein n (plural greinen, diminutive greintje n)

  1. a small something; a grain

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FaroeseEdit

NounEdit

grein f (genitive singular greinar, plural greinar or greinir)

  1. branch
  2. article (in a newspaper, dictionary, ...)
  3. (law) paragraph, article

DeclensionEdit

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grein greinin greinar greinarnar
Accusative grein greinina greinar greinarnar
Dative grein greinini greinum greinunum
Genitive greinar greinarinnar greina greinanna
Declension of grein
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative grein greinin greinir greinirnar
accusative grein greinina greinir greinirnar
dative grein greinini greinum greinunum
genitive greinar greinarinnar greina greinanna

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

grein

  1. Imperative singular of greinen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of greinen.

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grein f (genitive singular greinar, nominative plural greinar or greinir)

  1. branch
  2. article, piece
    Þetta er góð grein sem þú skrifaðir.
    This article you wrote is good.
  3. subject, field

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AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

grein

  1. Alternative form of greyn

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse grein.

NounEdit

grein f or m (definite singular greina or greinen, indefinite plural greiner, definite plural greinene)

  1. Alternative form of gren
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

grein

  1. imperative of greine

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse grein.

NounEdit

grein f (definite singular greina, indefinite plural greiner, definite plural greinene)

  1. a branch (of a tree etc.)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

grein

  1. past of grina

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WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grein, verbal noun of grína, see grin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡreɪ̯ːɳ/ (example of pronunciation)

NounEdit

grein f (definite singular greina)

  1. crotch, fork
    ja sto ti vattnen jäms ve grena
    I stood in water up to the crotch