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Alemannic GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German gruoni, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz. Cognate with German grün, Dutch groen, English green, Icelandic grænn.

AdjectiveEdit

grien

  1. (Gressoney, Carcoforo) green

ReferencesEdit

  • “grien” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

BavarianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German gruoni, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz. Cognate with German grün, Dutch groen, English green, Icelandic grænn.

AdjectiveEdit

grien

  1. (Sappada, Sauris) green

ReferencesEdit

  • “grien” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

grien

  1. first-person singular present indicative of grienen
  2. imperative of grienen

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

grien

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

HunsrikEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • kriin (Wiesemann spelling system)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German grüene, from Old High German gruoni, gruoen, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grien (comparative griener, superlative grienest)

  1. green
    Die Bletter sin grien.
    The leaves are green.
  2. (of fruit, vegetables) unripe
    Die Äerdbeere sin noch grien.
    The strawberries are still unripe.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of grien
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative grien grien grien griene
accusative griene grien grien griene
dative griene griene griene griene
Strong inflection nominative griener griene grienes griene
accusative griene griene grienes griene
dative grienem griener grienem griene

See alsoEdit

Colors in Hunsrik · Forrve (layout · text)
     weis      grau      schwarz
             rod              ranschegelleb; braun              gelleb
                          grien             
                                       blau
                          rosch, lila              roserod

Further readingEdit


West FrisianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Frisian grēne, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz.

AdjectiveEdit

grien

  1. green
    Bûter, brea, en griene tsiis; wa't dat net sizze kin, is gjin oprjochte Fries.
    Butter, bread, and green cheese; whoever can't say this is no genuine Frisian.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of grien
uninflected grien
inflected griene
comparative griender
griener
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial grien griender
griener
it grienst
it grienste
indefinite c. sing. griene griendere
grienere
grienste
n. sing. grien griender
griener
grienste
plural griene griendere
grienere
grienste
definite griene griendere
grienere
grienste
partitive griens grienders
grieners
Derived termsEdit
Further readingEdit
  • grien”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

grien n (plural grienen)

  1. green
Further readingEdit
  • grien”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011