gribe

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grípa (to grab), from Proto-Germanic *grīpaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreyb- (to grasp, grab). Cognate with Swedish gripa, Norwegian gripe, Icelandic grípa, English gripe, West Frisian gripe, Low German griepen, Dutch grijpen, German greifen.

Verb[edit]

gribe (imperative grib, present griber, past greb, past participle n grebet, c greben, pl grebne)

  1. catch
  2. seize, grab, grasp, grip, clutch
  3. overcome
  4. affect, move

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