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See also: Greve, grevé, and grève

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German grēve. Cognate to English reeve and Swedish greve.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡrɛːvə/, [ˈɡ̊ʁɛːvə]

NounEdit

greve c (singular definite greven, plural indefinite grever)

  1. count (the male ruler of a county)
  2. earl (a British nobleman)

Usage notesEdit

As a title in the form grev.

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *grevis (influenced by its antonym, levis), from Latin gravis, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷréh₂us. Doublet of grave.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

greve (masculine and feminine plural grevi)

  1. heavy
  2. coarse, vulgar

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German grēve and Old Norse greifi.

NounEdit

greve m (definite singular greven, indefinite plural grever, definite plural grevene)

  1. a count or earl (nobleman)

Usage notesEdit

In titles greve takes the form grev.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German grēve and Old Norse greifi.

NounEdit

greve m (definite singular greven, indefinite plural grevar, definite plural grevane)

  1. a count or earl (nobleman)

Usage notesEdit

In titles greve takes the form grev.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

French grève

NounEdit

greve f (plural greves)

  1. strike (workers)

SwedishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German grēve. Cognate to Danish greve and English reeve.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

greve c (feminine grevinna)

  1. count (the male ruler of a county)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of greve 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative greve greven grevar grevarna
Genitive greves grevens grevars grevarnas

Derived termsEdit