grien

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Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

grien

  1. first-person singular present indicative of grienen
  2. imperative of grienen

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian grēne, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz. Compare English green, Low German gröön, Dutch groen, German grün, Danish grøn.

Noun[edit]

grien

  1. green

Adjective[edit]

grien (inflected griene)

  1. green
  1. "Bûter, brea, en griene tsiis; wa't dat net sizze kin, is gjin oprjochte Frysk." (Bread, butter, and green cheese; whoever can't say this is no proper [West] Frisian. Shibboleth from Friesland Dutch war. See wikipedia.)