graven

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

graven

  1. past participle of grave
    • 1872, James De Mille, The Cryptogram[1], HTML edition, The Gutenberg Project, published 2009:
      Deep lines were graven on her pale forehead, and on her wan, thin cheeks.

Adjective[edit]

graven ‎(not comparable)

  1. carved, engraved
    • Old Testament (Exodus 20:4 KJV)
      Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image.
  2. Something fashioned by man, or something man-made. Anything made by man's hands.
  3. Something that is not alive, but made dead, from the grave.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

graven

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of gravar

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

graven c

  1. singular definite of grav

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch graven, from Old Dutch gravan, from Proto-Germanic *grabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrābʰ- ‎(to dig, scratch, scrape).

Verb[edit]

graven ‎(past singular groef, past participle gegraven)

  1. to dig
Conjugation[edit]
Inflection of graven (strong class 6)
infinitive graven
past singular groef
past participle gegraven
infinitive graven
gerund graven n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular graaf groef
2nd person sing. (jij) graaft groef
2nd person sing. (u) graaft groef
2nd person sing. (gij) graaft groeft
3rd person singular graaft groef
plural graven groeven
subjunctive sing.1 grave groeve
subjunctive plur.1 graven groeven
imperative sing. graaf
imperative plur.1 graaft
participles gravend gegraven
1) Archaic.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

graven

  1. Plural form of graf
  2. Plural form of graaf

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

graven m, f

  1. definite masculine singular of grav

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

graven

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of gravar.
  2. Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of gravar.
  3. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of gravar.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

graven

  1. definite singular of grav