grå

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See also: gra, Gra, grá, and grã

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grár.

Adjective[edit]

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

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

See also[edit]

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

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grár. 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. Cognate with German grau, Dutch graauw, and English grey

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)
     raud      grøn      gul      ?      kvit
     ?      ?      ?      ?      rosa
     ?      blå      oransje      grå      ?
     svart      lilla      brun      ?      (turkis)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grå

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

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of grå
Indefinite/attributive 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 an attributive role.