gróa

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gróa, from Proto-Germanic *grōaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (to grow, become green).

Verb[edit]

gróa (ri-verb, third-person singular past indicative greri or gréri, supine gróið)

  1. to grow syn.
  2. to heal syn.
    Sárið grær ekki.
    The wound doesn't heal.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *grōaną (to grow), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (to grow, become green). Cognate with Old English grōwan, Old Frisian grōwa, grōa, grōia, Old Dutch gruoien, Old High German gruoen.

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Verb[edit]

gróa (singular past indicative greri, plural past indicative greru, past participle gróinn)

  1. to grow (of plants)

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