gran

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

English[edit]

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).

Adjective[edit]

gran m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural grans)

  1. big

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[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gran m, f

  1. spruce (mostly the species Picea abies (Norway spruce)).

Declension[edit]


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]

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