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Etymology 1Edit

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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)

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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

NounEdit

gry n

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

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with grå.

VerbEdit

gry

  1. to dawn
    Innan en ny dag gryr.
    Before a new day dawns.

ConjugationEdit

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