grus

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German grūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡruːs/, [ɡ̊ʁuːˀs]

Noun[edit]

grus n (singular definite gruset, not used in plural form)

  1. gravel

Latin[edit]

grūs (a crane)

Etymology[edit]

From *gr̥h₂ú- from Proto-Indo-European *gerh₂- (to cry hoarsely). Cognate to English crane, but not to grouse whose etymology is unknown.

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Noun[edit]

grūs m, f (genitive gruis); third declension

  1. crane, a bird also eaten as food
  2. a type of siege weapon

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative grūs gruēs
genitive gruis gruum
dative gruī gruibus
accusative gruem gruēs
ablative grue gruibus
vocative grūs gruēs

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Swedish[edit]

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grus n

  1. gravel; small pieces of stone
  2. red clay (on a tennis court), hard court

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