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See also: Grus, Gruß, and grús

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EnglishEdit

 
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NounEdit

grus (plural gruses)

  1. (geology) An accumulation of angular, coarse-grained fragments (particles of sand and gravel) resulting from the chemical and mechanical weathering of crystalline rocks.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German grūs.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡruːs/, [ɡ̊ʁuːˀs]

NounEdit

grus n (singular definite gruset, not used in plural form)

  1. gravel

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LatinEdit

 
grūs (a crane)

EtymologyEdit

From *gr̥h₂ú-, from Proto-Indo-European *gerh₂- (to cry hoarsely). Cognate to English crane, but not to grouse, whose etymology is unknown.

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NounEdit

grūs m, f (genitive gruis); third declension

  1. crane, a bird also eaten as food
  2. a type of siege weapon

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative grūs gruēs
Genitive gruis gruum
Dative gruī gruibus
Accusative gruem gruēs
Ablative grue gruibus
Vocative grūs gruēs

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German grus

NounEdit

grus m, n (definite singular grusen or gruset)

  1. gravel

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German grus

NounEdit

grus m, n (definite singular grusen or gruset)

  1. gravel

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish grus, from Middle Low German grus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʉːs

NounEdit

grus n

  1. gravel; small pieces of stone
  2. red clay (on a tennis court), hard court

DeclensionEdit

Declension of grus 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative grus gruset
Genitive grus grusets

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grūs

  1. great
  2. big

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