gribe

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse grípa (to grab), from Proto-Germanic *grīpaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreyb- (to grasp, grab). Cognate with Swedish gripa, Norwegian gripe, Icelandic grípa, English gripe, West Frisian gripe, Low German griepen, Dutch grijpen, German greifen.

VerbEdit

gribe (imperative grib, present griber, past greb, past participle n grebet, c greben, pl grebne)

  1. catch
  2. seize, grab, grasp, grip, clutch
  3. overcome
  4. affect, move

Derived termsEdit

  • angribe
  • begribe
  • foregribe
  • forgribe
  • pågribe
Last modified on 1 February 2014, at 15:37