grautur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grautr. Compare the Old English grút (malt mash) (English groats), Danish grød, Swedish gröt, Norweigan grøt; German Grütze.

Noun[edit]

grautur m (genitive singular grautar, nominative plural grautar)

  1. porridge, thick soup, a food popular with Scandinavian peasants
  2. confusion, a muddle

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