grov

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German grof.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡrɔv/, [ɡ̊ʁɒwˀ]

Adjective[edit]

grov (neuter groft, definite and plural grove, comparative grovere, superlative grovest)

  1. coarse
  2. rough
  3. crude
  4. rude
  5. gross

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German grof

Adjective[edit]

grov (neuter singular grovt, definite singular and plural grove, comparative grovere, indefinite superlative grovest, definite superlative groveste)

  1. coarse

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

grov

  1. simple past of grave

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grov (masculine and feminine grov, neuter grovt, definite singular and plural grove, comparative grovare/grøvre, indefinite superlative grovast/grøvst, definite superlative grovaste/grøvste)

  1. coarse
  2. rough; inaccurate
  3. indecent; improper; explicit

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

grov

  1. past tense of grava and grave

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grov (comparative grövre, superlative grövst)

  1. coarse; composed of large parts or particles
  2. coarse; not refined
  3. rough, unpolished; as of language
  4. serious, far-reaching; as in a "serious crime" or a "serious mistake"
  5. thick (heavy in build)

Usage notes[edit]

Weak inflection also exist, but is less common. The predicative forms would then be "grov - grovare - grovast".

Derived terms[edit]