grå

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See also: gra, Gra, grá, and grã

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grár, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz.

Adjective[edit]

grå (neuter gråt, plural and definite singular attributive grå)

  1. grey
  2. (as a noun) grey (colour)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Danish · farver (layout · text)
     hvid      grå      sort      brun
             lyserød              rød, højrød              orange              gul, flødefarvet
             lime              grøn              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              cyan, turkis
             azurblå              blå              violet, indigo              magenta, lilla

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grár, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz. Cognate with German grau, Dutch graauw, and English grey

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grå (neuter singular grått, definite singular and plural grå or gråe, comparative gråere, indefinite superlative gråest, definite superlative gråeste)

  1. grey (UK) or gray (US) (colour)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “grå” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • Falk, Hjalmar; Torp, Alf (1903–06) Etymologisk ordbog over det norske og det danske sprog [Etymological Dictionary of the Norwegian and Danish Languages], page 242

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grár, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz. Cognate with German grau, Dutch graauw, and English grey

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grå (neuter singular grått, definite singular and plural grå or gråe, comparative gråare, indefinite superlative gråast, definite superlative gråaste)

  1. grey (UK) or gray (US) (colour)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Norwegian Nynorsk · fargar (layout · text)
     kvit      grå      svart      brun
             rosa              raud, ?              oransje              gul, ?
             ?              grøn              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              (turkis), ?
             ?              blå              ?, ?              rosa, lilla

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grár, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grå (comparative gråare, superlative gråast)

  1. grey
  2. (colloquial) boring, dull; with a boring appearance

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of grå
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular grå gråare gråast
Neuter singular grått gråare gråast
Plural gråa gråare gråast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 gråe gråare gråaste
All gråa gråare gråaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.