groniś

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From grono (speech).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

groniś pf, impf

  1. to say, tell
    Co sy jej gronił? / Co sy k njej gronił?
    What did you say to her?
    To gronijom mójomu nanoju.
    I’m going to tell my father that.
    Žednogo słowka njejo gronił.
    He didn’t say a word.
  2. (reflexive with passive meaning or 3rd person plural used impersonally) to call (name or refer to) (with dative)
    Jomu se groni Juro.
    His name is Juro; he is called Juro
    (literally, ‘Juro says itself to him’ i.e. ‘Juro is said to him’)
    Mójomu synomu gronje Měto.
    My son’s name is Měto; my son is called Měto
    (literally, ‘To my son they say Měto’)

Conjugation[edit]

Perfective
Imperfective

Derived terms[edit]