grøn

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See also: gron and grön

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grœnn, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz (green), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (grow, become green).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡrœn/, [ɡ̊ʁɶnˀ]

Adjective[edit]

grøn

  1. green (having green as its colour)
  2. green (inexperienced)
  3. green (environmentally friendly)
  4. (as a noun) green (colour)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of grøn
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular grøn grønnere grønnest2
Neuter singular grønt grønnere grønnest2
Plural grønne grønnere grønnest2
Definite attributive1 grønne grønnere grønneste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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]


Faroese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grøn

  1. feminine nominative singular of grønur
  2. neuter nominative plural of grønur
  3. neuter accusative plural of grønur

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grœnn, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz (green). Akin to English green.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grøn (masculine and feminine grøn, neuter grønt, definite singular and plural grøne, comparative grønare, indefinite superlative grønast, definite superlative grønaste)

  1. green (having green as its colour)
    Graset var grønt.
    The grass was green.
  2. unexperienced
  3. politics with focus on agriculture, rural areas, environment and resources.
  4. angry

Derived terms[edit]

References[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

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grœnn, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz.

Adjective[edit]

grø̄n

  1. green
  2. new, fresh

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]