groeien

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch groeyen, from Old Dutch *gruoien, from Proto-Germanic *grōaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (to grow, become green). Cognate with English grow.[1], West Frisian groeie, Danish gro.

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Verb[edit]

groeien (past singular groeide, past participle gegroeid)

  1. to grow

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References[edit]

  1. ^ de Vries / de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Utrecht 1986 (14de druk), ISBN 90-274-3459-X; article groeien