grann

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Faroese[edit]

grann (Picea abies)

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps related to granar, the genitive form of Old Norse grǫn

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grann f (genitive singular grannar, plural grannir)

  1. spruce, a conifer of the genus Picea

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Declension of grann
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative grann grannin grannir grannirnar
accusative grann grannina grannir grannirnar
dative grann grannini grannum grannunum
genitive grannar grannarinnar granna grannanna

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Swedish[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

grann

  1. fine, beautiful
    se vad vår gran är grann, det är det grannaste granen i stan
    see how fine our Christmas tree is, it's the finest spruce in town

Declension[edit]

Inflection of grann
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular grann grannare grannast
Neuter singular grant grannare grannast
Plural granna grannare grannast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 granne grannare grannaste
All granna grannare grannaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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Noun[edit]

grann n

  1. a colloquial variant of grand (a speck), used in the adverb litegrann (a bit), also written lite grann and litet grand

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