grein

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch grein (a grain), from French grain (a grain), from Latin grānum (a grain), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm (grain). Doublette with Dutch graan (grain), which descended directly from Latin grānum (a grain).

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Noun[edit]

grein n (plural greinen, diminutive greintje n)

  1. a small something; a grain

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Noun[edit]

grein f (genitive singular greinar, plural greinar or greinir)

  1. branch
  2. article (in a newspaper, dictionary, ...)
  3. (law) paragraph, article

Declension[edit]

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grein greinin greinar greinarnar
Accusative grein greinina greinar greinarnar
Dative grein greinini greinum greinunum
Genitive greinar greinarinnar greina greinanna
f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grein greinin greinir greinirnar
Accusative grein greinina greinir greinirnar
Dative grein greinini greinum greinunum
Genitive greinar greinarinnar greina greinanna

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Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

grein f (genitive singular greinar, nominative plural greinar)

  1. a branch
  2. an article
    Þetta er góð grein sem þú skrifaðir.
    This article you wrote is good.

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