grav

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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
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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]

Verb[edit]

grav

  1. imperative of grave

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

grav

  1. imperative of grava and grave

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)

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Noun[edit]

grav c

  1. a grave

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