grund

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DalmatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grandis, grandem.

AdjectiveEdit

grund

  1. big, large, great

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡron/, [ɡ̊ʁɔnˀ]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse grunnr ‎(shallow).

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grund ‎(neuter grundt, definite and plural grunde)

  1. shallow

Etymology 2Edit

A convergence of two Old Norse words, grund ‎(a plain) and grunn ‎(a shallow).

NounEdit

grund c (singular definite grunden, plural indefinite grunde)

  1. reason (a cause)
  2. motive (incentive to act; a reason)
  3. argument (a reason)
  4. cause
  5. ground
  6. soil
  7. shoal
  8. site, plot
  9. foundation
  10. basis
  11. priming
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Etymology 3Edit

See grunde ‎(to ground, establish, ponder).

VerbEdit

grund

  1. imperative of grunde

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grund f ‎(genitive singular grundar, nominative plural grundir)

  1. ground
    Ég er kominn aftur á íslenska grund.
    I've returned to Icelandic ground.

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *grunduz.

NounEdit

grund m ‎(nominative plural grundas)

  1. ground, foundation, abyss, hell, plain, country land, earth
    Ǽlc sǽ ðeáh heó deóp sý hæfþ grund on ðære eorþan.
    Every sea, tho it be deep, hath its bottom in the earth.

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Old Norse grunn ‎(shallow, shoal). Possibly derived from Old Norse gróa ‎(to grow).

NounEdit

grund f (genitive grundar, plural grundir)

  1. green field, grassy plain

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Old SaxonEdit

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grund (plural grunds)

  1. (South Scots) ground

SynonymsEdit

  • groond (other Scots dialects)

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse grunnr ‎(shallow).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grund (comparative grundare, superlative grundast)

  1. shallow

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of grund
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular grund grundare grundast
Neuter singular grunt grundare grundast
Plural grunda grundare grundast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 grunde grundare grundaste
All grunda grundare grundaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Etymology 2Edit

A convergence of two Old Norse words, grund ‎(a plain) and grunn ‎(a shallow).

NounEdit

grund c

  1. ground, land
    Huset är byggt på ofri grund.
    The house is built on non-freehold property.
  2. the foundation of a building; the part of the outer walls of a house which extends below the level of the floor, and down to the ground.
  3. a fundament, a foundation, a basis, fundamentals; what other constructions (physical or metaphorical) rely on
  4. cause; reason
  5. a shallow in water

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of grund 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grund grunden grunder grunderna
Genitive grunds grundens grunders grundernas

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grund n

  1. An area of shallow water in a large body of water, which causes a potential danger to boats or ships.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of grund 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grund grundet grund grunden
Genitive grunds grundets grunds grundens

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