See also: Gry

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

gry (plural gries)

  1. (archaic) A small amount.
  2. (archaic) One hundredth of an inch in the decimal system of measurement devised by John Locke

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

gry (plural grys)

  1. Abbreviation of gray or grey (the color)

AdjectiveEdit

gry (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of grey or gray (the color)

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γρῦ (grû).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grȳ n (indeclinable)

  1. the least amount; scrap, crumb
  2. dirt under the fingernails

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

gry (imperative gry, present tense gryr, passive -, simple past grydde, past participle grydd, present participle gryende)

  1. (of a day) to dawn, begin to get light

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

gry (present tense gryr, past tense grydde, past participle grydd/grytt, passive infinitive gryast, present participle gryande, imperative gry)

  1. to dawn (a day)

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gry

  1. inflection of gra:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative plural

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Related to gryt, gryta, and English grit, all from Proto-Germanic *greutą.

NounEdit

gry n

  1. grit (personal trait; in the expression gott gry), courage, spirit
    Det är gott gry i dig!
    Attaboy!

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with grå.

VerbEdit

gry (present gryr, preterite grydde, supine grytt, imperative gry)

  1. to dawn
    innan en ny dag gryr
    before a new day dawns
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