See also: Gro, GRO, -gro-, gró, and grø

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortening of gross (adjective), perhaps via grody.

AdjectiveEdit

gro (comparative more gro, superlative most gro)

  1. (US, slang) Disgusting, unpleasant; gross.
    Wash your hair! It's totally gro.

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Etymology 2Edit

Shortening of gross (noun).

NumeralEdit

gro

  1. The cardinal number occurring after el do el (↋↋) and before gro one (101) in a duodecimal system. Written 100, decimal value 144.

See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Shortening of grove.

NounEdit

gro

  1. (Britain, in street addresses) Abbreviation of grove.

AnagramsEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German grāo, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz. Cognate with German grau, English grey, Dutch grijs, Icelandic grár.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡʀo/, [ɡʀoː]
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

gro (masculine groen, neuter grot, comparative méi gro, superlative am groosten)

  1. grey

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Luxembourgish · Faarwen (layout · text)
     wäiss      gro      schwaarz
             rout              orange; brong              giel
                          gréng             
                          himmelblo              blo
             violett; indigo              magenta; mof              rosa

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gróa

VerbEdit

gro (imperative gro, present tense gror, passive -, simple past grodde, past participle grodd, present participle groende)

  1. to grow
  2. to sprout, germinate

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse gróa. Akin to English grow.

VerbEdit

gro (present tense gror, past tense grodde, past participle grodd or grott, passive infinitive groast, present participle groande, imperative gro)

  1. (of plants and body hair): to grow
    Graset gror godt i denne varmen.
    The grass is growing well in this heat.
  2. to sprout, germinate
  3. (of cuts and sores): to heal
    Ta plaster på såret til det gror.
    Put a band-aid on the sore until it heals.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

gro f (definite singular groa, indefinite plural grør, definite plural grørne)

  1. a toad
    Synonym: padde

ReferencesEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German grao, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz. Compare German grau, Dutch grauw, English gray, Icelandic grár, Swedish grå.

AdjectiveEdit

gro

  1. gray, grey

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gro

  1. vocative singular of gra

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French gros.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡrôː/
  • Hyphenation: gro

AdverbEdit

grȏ (Cyrillic spelling гро̑)

  1. much, a lot

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • gro” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English grow.

VerbEdit

gro

  1. To grow.

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *grọw, from Proto-Celtic *grāwā.

NounEdit

gro m pl (singulative gröyn)

  1. gravel, pebbles

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gro ro ngro unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.