AfrikaansEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grou (attributive grou or groue, comparative grouer, superlative grouste)

  1. grey, ash-coloured; dull white; dull black
    Die grou môrelig
    The ash-coloured/grey morning light.
  2. very old and long ago
    Dis in die groue verlede.
    It is in the distant past.
  3. sombre, sad, sorrowful, bleak
    Die toekoms lyk grou.
    The future looks bleak.
  4. monotonous, humdrum

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VerbEdit

grou (present grou, present participle grouende, past participle gegrou)

  1. to dig
  2. to rummage or to search for something either for the sake of finding something or out of curiosity

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Latin grūs, gruem (crane) (possibly through a Vulgar Latin *gruum).

NounEdit

grou m (plural grous)

  1. crane (bird)

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese gru, from Latin grūs, gruem (crane) (possibly through a Vulgar Latin *gruum), from *gr̥h₂ú-, from Proto-Indo-European *gerh₂- (to cry hoarsely).

NounEdit

grou m (plural grous, feminine grua, feminine plural gruas)

  1. crane (large, long-legged and long-necked birds)

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