gran

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See also: Gran, grán, grań, gràn, grãn, Grän, and grån

English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gran (plural grans)

  1. (informal, usually affectionate) a grandmother
  2. (rare) a grandfather

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective[edit]

gran m sg (feminine singular grana, neuter singular grano, masculine and neuter plural granos, feminine plural granes)

  1. big

Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gran

  1. (apocopic, before a singular noun) Alternative form of grande, big

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal gran, from Latin grandis, grandem, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ghrewə- (to fell, put down, fall in).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gran (masculine and feminine plural grans)

  1. big, large
  2. (of a person) old
  3. (of a person) older, senior
  4. great (very large)
  5. great (important)

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Noun[edit]

gran m (plural grans)

  1. (in the plural) adults, grown-ups

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡran/, [ɡr̺än̺]

Adjective[edit]

gran m, f (apocopate)

  1. Apocopic form of grande
    Gran Bretagna - Great Britain
    Gran Premio - Grand Prix
    gran turismo - grand touring

Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective[edit]

gran m (feminine singular granda, masculine plural gragn, feminine plural grandes)

  1. large; great

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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 gran on Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia
gran

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grǫn

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gran f, m (definite singular grana or granen, indefinite plural graner, definite plural granene)

  1. spruce (mostly the species Picea abies (Norway spruce)).
  2. spruce (wood from spruce trees)

Hypernyms[edit]

References[edit]

“gran” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grǫn

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gran f (definite singular grana, indefinite plural graner, definite plural granene)

  1. spruce (mostly the species Picea abies (Norway spruce)).
  2. spruce (wood from spruce trees)

References[edit]

“gran” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal gran, from Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective[edit]

gran

  1. big; large

Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From grande, from Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective[edit]

gran

  1. big

Descendants[edit]


Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective[edit]

gran m, f (plural grans)

  1. big; large

Descendants[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From grande (large), from Latin grandis, grandem (large, great).

Adjective[edit]

gran m, f (apocopate, standard form grande)

  1. (before the noun) Apocopic form of grande, great

Usage notes[edit]

The form gran is used only before and within the noun phrase of the modified singular noun. Elsewhere, grande is used instead.


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grǫn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gran c

  1. spruce (mostly the species Picea abies or Norway spruce, the species found most often in Sweden)

Declension[edit]

Declension of gran 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gran granen granar granarna
Genitive grans granens granars granarnas