grön

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See also: gron, groen, and grøn

German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon grōni, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz. Compare German grün, Dutch groen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (in some dialects) IPA(key): /ɡɾœɪ̯n/

Adjective[edit]

grön

  1. green

Swedish[edit]

Unripe Meyer Lemon

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish grø̄n, from Old Norse grœnn, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz (compare with Danish grøn, Dutch groen, English green and German grün), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrōni-, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁- (to grow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grön (comparative grönare, superlative grönast)

  1. of the color green
  2. (politics) related to a Green Party
  3. looking sick
  4. inexperienced
  5. approved
  6. jealous
    Grön av avund. (confer the synonymous Icelandic grænn af öfund)
    Green with envy.

Conjugation[edit]

Inflection of grön
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular grön grönare grönast
Neuter singular grönt grönare grönast
Plural gröna grönare grönast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 gröne grönare grönaste
All gröna grönare grönaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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