grêf

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West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian gref, from Proto-Germanic *grabą, *grabō (grave, trench, ditch), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrābʰ- (to dig, scratch, scrape). Compare English grave, Low German Graf, Graff, Dutch graf, German Grab, Danish grav, Icelandic gröf.

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Noun[edit]

grêf n (plural grêven)

  1. grave, tomb