See also: grót, gröt, and grøt

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From grotto, by shortening, or French grotte.

NounEdit

grot (plural grots)

  1. (poetic) A grotto.
    • 1819, John Keats, La Belle Dame sans Merci:
      She took me to her elfin grot, / And there she wept, and sigh'd full sore, / And there I shut her wild wild eyes / With kisses four.

Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from grotty.

NounEdit

grot (countable and uncountable, plural grots) (Britain)

  1. (slang, uncountable) Any unpleasant substance or material.
  2. (slang, countable) A miserable person.

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch grot, either directly from Italian grotta or indirectly via French grotte, from Latin crypta, from Ancient Greek κρυπτός (kruptós).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grot (plural grotte, diminutive grotjie)

  1. cave, cavern
    Kuiergaste mag die grot net met 'n gids binnegaan.
    Tourists may enter the cave only with a guide.
    Synonym: spelonk

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed directly from Italian grotta or indirectly via French grotte, from Latin crypta, from Ancient Greek κρυπτός (kruptós). Doublet of crypte, krocht, and gruft.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grot f (plural grotten, diminutive grotje n)

  1. cave, cavern
    Twaalf mensen waren omgekomen, nadat ze in een grot verdwaald geraakt waren.
    Twelve people had passed away, after they had got lost inside a cave.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: grot

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LuxembourgishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grot

  1. neuter nominative of gro
  2. neuter accusative of gro

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English grot, from Proto-Germanic *grutą.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡrɔːt/, /ɡrɔt/

NounEdit

grot (plural grotes)

  1. groat
DescendantsEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch groot.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grot (plural grotes or grottes)

  1. A groat or other silver coin of similar value, traditionally worth four pennies, or the weight corresponding to that coin.
DescendantsEdit
ReferencesEdit

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

AdjectiveEdit

grōt

  1. big, large
  2. great

InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • “grōt”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek[1], 2012

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grot n

  1. particle
  2. fragment

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *grautaz, whence Old English great.

AdjectiveEdit

grōt (comparative grōtoro, superlative grōtost)

  1. great

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grot m inan

  1. arrowhead

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

grot m inan

  1. mainsail

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

grot f

  1. genitive plural of grota

Further readingEdit

  • grot in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • grot in Polish dictionaries at PWN