grav

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See also: gräv

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse grǫf, gröf, from Proto-Germanic *grabą, *grabō(grave, trench, ditch), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrābʰ-(to dig, scratch, scrape). Compare Swedish and Norwegian grav, Icelandic gröf, English grave, West Frisian grêf, Low German Graf, Graff, Dutch graf, German Grab.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡraːv/, [ɡ̊ʁɑwˀ]

Noun[edit]

grav c (singular definite graven, plural indefinite grave)

  1. grave, tomb
  2. pit, ditch, trench
Inflection[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

See grave.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡraːv/, [ɡ̊ʁɑwˀ]

Verb[edit]

grav

  1. imperative of grave

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse grǫf

Noun[edit]

grav f, m ‎(definite singular grava or graven, indefinite plural graver, definite plural gravene)

  1. a grave (place of burial)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

grav

  1. imperative of grave

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse grǫf

Noun[edit]

grav f ‎(definite singular grava, indefinite plural graver, definite plural gravene)

  1. a grave (place of burial)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

grav

  1. imperative of grava and grave

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French grave, Latin gravis. Compare the inherited doublet greu.

Adjective[edit]

grav m, n ‎(feminine singular gravă, masculine plural gravi, feminine and neuter plural grave)

  1. grave, serious
  2. critical, important, weighty
  3. severe, stern
  4. earnest
  5. baritone, low in pitch, tone

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

grav

  1. gravely

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grǫf, gröf, from Proto-Germanic *grabą, *grabō(grave, trench, ditch), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrābʰ-(to dig, scratch, scrape). Compare Danish and Norwegian grav, Icelandic gröf, English grave, Dutch graf, German Grab.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grav

  1. severe, as in a mistake or a congenital disorder
  2. grave (accent)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of grav
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular grav gravare gravast
Neuter singular gravt gravare gravast
Plural grava gravare gravast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 grave gravare gravaste
All grava gravare gravaste
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.

Noun[edit]

grav c

  1. a grave

Declension[edit]

Inflection of grav 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grav graven gravar gravarna
Genitive gravs gravens gravars gravarnas

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