grava

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See also: gravá, gravà, and gräva

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French grave (sandbank).

Noun[edit]

grava f (plural graves)

  1. gravel

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

grava

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of gravar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of gravar

Further reading[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French, Italian and English grave, ultimately from Latin gravis. Compare German gravitätisch.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡrava]
  • Audio:
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  • Rhymes: -ava
  • Hyphenation: gra‧va

Adjective[edit]

grava (accusative singular gravan, plural gravaj, accusative plural gravajn)

  1. important
    • 2000, Wolfgang Kirschstein, “Tolstoj instigas ankoraŭ hodiaŭ”, in La Ondo de Esperanto[1], volume 11, number 73:
      Resurekto kaj pasko estas la plej gravaj okazintaĵoj en la ortodoksa kredo, sed ĉe Tolstoj ne temas pri tiu resurekto aŭ iu transmonda miraklo.
      The Resurrection and Easter are the most important events in the orthodox belief, but Tolstoy's work isn't about that resurrection or any otherworldly miracle.
  2. serious, grave
    • 1912, E. Ĉefeĉ, "Pluaj argumentoj por pruvi, ke la teorio: "La radikoj en Esperanto havas gramatikan karakteron" kontraustaras la intencojn de la fundamento"[2]:
      Grava danĝero por la estonteco de nia lingvo kuŝas, laŭ mia opinio, en la akcepto de tiu propono.
      A serious danger for the future of our language lies, in my opinion, in the acceptance of that proposal.

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grafa (to dig), from Proto-Germanic *grabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrābʰ- (to dig, scratch, scrape).

Verb[edit]

grava (third person singular past indicative gróv, third person plural past indicative gróvu, supine grivið)

  1. to dig

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of grava (group v-60)
infinitive grava
supine grivið
participle (a26)1 gravandi grivin
present past
first singular gravi gróv
second singular grevur gróv(st)
third singular grevur gróv
plural grava gróvu
imperative
singular grav!
plural gravið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

grava

  1. third-person singular past historic of graver

Ido[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grava

  1. heavy, weighty

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

grava

  1. inflection of gravare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

gravā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of gravō

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

grava m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of grav

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grava f

  1. definite singular of grav

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse grafa, from Proto-Germanic *grabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrābʰ- (to dig, scratch, scrape).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

grava (present tense grev, past tense grov, past participle grave, passive infinitive gravast, present participle gravande, imperative grav)

  1. dig
    Kor djupt har du tenkt å grava?
    How deep do you intend to dig?

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Old Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grafa, from Proto-Germanic *grabaną.

Verb[edit]

grava

  1. to dig
  2. to bury

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Swedish: grava, gräva

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɾa.vɐ/, [ˈɡɾa.vɐ]

  • Hyphenation: gra‧va
  • Rhymes: -avɐ

Verb[edit]

grava

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of gravar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of gravar

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French graver.

Verb[edit]

a grava (third-person singular present gravează, past participle gravat1st conj.

  1. to engrave

Conjugation[edit]

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Catalan grava (gravel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɾaba/, [ˈɡɾa.β̞a]

Noun[edit]

grava f (plural gravas)

  1. gravel
    Synonym: gravilla

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

grava

  1. inflection of gravar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grava

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of grav.