gräifen

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grīfen, from Old High German grīfan, from Proto-Germanic *grīpaną. Cognate with German greifen, Dutch grijpen, English gripe, Icelandic grípa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡʀæːɪ̯fən/

Verb[edit]

gräifen (third-person singular present gräift, past participle gegraff, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (transitive) to reach for
  2. (transitive) to grab
  3. (transitive) to catch, to capture
  4. (intransitive) to kick in, to take effect

Conjugation[edit]

Regular
infinitive gräifen
participle gegraff
auxiliary hunn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular gräifen
2nd singular gräifs gräif
3rd singular gräift
1st plural gräifen
2nd plural gräift gräift
3rd plural gräifen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.

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