grjón

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From Old Norse grjón (groats), whence the Danish gryn (grain) and the Swedish gryn, cognate with Middle High German grien (gravelly sand).

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grjón n (genitive singular grjóns, nominative plural grjón)

  1. a grain, usu. of rice
  2. (offensive, pejorative, slang, ethnic slur) an East Asian person

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