gram

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See also: Gram, grām, gräm, gram., and -gram

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French gramme, from Ancient Greek γράμμα (grámma, a small weight, a scruple), a semantic calque of Latin scripulum (cf. scrupulus), erroneously thought to be derived from scribo (to write).

Noun[edit]

gram (plural grams)

  1. A unit of mass equal to one-thousandth of a kilogram. Symbol: g
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Portuguese grão. From Latin grānum.[1]

Noun[edit]

gram (uncountable)

  1. A group of leguminous plants that are grown for their seeds. pulses.
  2. (uncountable) The seeds of these plants.

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Etymology 3[edit]

Diminutive of grandmother

Noun[edit]

gram (plural grams)

  1. grandmother

Etymology 4[edit]

Old English, akin to grim.

Adjective[edit]

gram (comparative more gram, superlative most gram)

  1. (obsolete) angry
    • Havelok the Dane
      For he knew, the swike dam, / Euerildel God was him gram.

Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡɹeəm/, /ˈɡɹæm/

Noun[edit]

gram (uncountable)

  1. (US) Misspelling of graham.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary. 1976. pp. 566

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

gram m

  1. gram (unit)

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse gramr, cognates with the Icelandic gramur (resentful, irritated).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡram/, [ɡ̊ʁɑmˀ]

Adjective[edit]

gram

  1. irate

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of gram
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular gram 2
Neuter singular gramt 2
Plural gramme 2
Definite attributive1 gramme
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.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek γραμμά (grammá).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡram/, [ɡ̊ʁɑmˀ]

Noun[edit]

gram n (singular definite grammet, plural indefinite gram)

  1. gram (unit of mass)
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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from French gramme.

Noun[edit]

gram n (plural grammen, diminutive grammetje n)

  1. gram (unit of mass)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch gram (wrath).

Adjective[edit]

gram (comparative grammer, superlative gramst)

  1. (rare) angry, irate

Etymology 3[edit]

Substantivization of the adjective above.

Noun[edit]

gram m (uncountable, diminutive grammetje n)

  1. (rare) wrath
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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *gram, from Proto-Germanic *gramaz.

Adjective[edit]

gram

  1. angry
  2. sad, upset

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

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Further reading[edit]

  • gram”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • gram (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *gramaz.

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gram

  1. angry, hostile

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gram m inan

  1. gram (unit of mass)

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Verb[edit]

gram

  1. first-person singular present indicative of grać

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

gram m (plural grãos)

  1. Obsolete spelling of grão

Adjective[edit]

gram

  1. Obsolete spelling of grão

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

gram n

  1. gram (unit of mass)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gramma.

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Noun[edit]

grȁm m (Cyrillic spelling гра̏м)

  1. gram (unit)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gram n

  1. gram (unit of mass)

Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

gram

  1. gram (unit of mass)

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

gram (plural grams)

  1. gram

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