Afrikaans edit

Etymology edit

From Dutch krijgen, from Middle Dutch crigen, from Old Dutch *crīgan, from Proto-West Germanic *krīgan. Cognate to German kriegen (to get).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /krəi/
  • (file)

Verb edit

kry (present kry, present participle krygende, past participle gekry)

  1. to get, receive, obtain

Czech edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

kry f

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

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Verb edit

kry (present tense kryr, past tense krydde, past participle krytt/krydd, passive infinitive kryast, present participle kryande, imperative kry)

  1. to teem

Adjective edit

kry (neuter singular krytt, definite singular and plural krye, comparative kryare, indefinite superlative kryst, definite superlative kryaste)

  1. proud of oneself

Old Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (10th–15th CE) /krɨ/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /krɨ/

Noun edit

kry f (genitive singular krwie)

  1. Alternative form of krew.

Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

kry f

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

Slovak edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

kry

  1. nominative/accusative plural of ker

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

Likely cognate with Ancient Greek βρύω (brúō). Compare origin of krut.

Adjective edit

kry (comparative kryare, superlative kryast)

  1. not sick or ill

Declension edit

Inflection of kry
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular kry kryare kryast
Neuter singular krytt kryare kryast
Plural krya kryare kryast
Masculine plural3 krye kryare kryast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 krye kryare kryaste
All krya kryare kryaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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