grein

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See also: Grein and gréin

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch grein (a grain), from French grain (a grain), from Latin grānum (a grain), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm (grain). Doublette with Dutch graan (grain), which descended directly from Latin grānum (a grain).

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Noun[edit]

grein n (plural greinen, diminutive greintje n)

  1. a small something; a grain

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Faroese[edit]

Noun[edit]

grein f (genitive singular greinar, plural greinar or greinir)

  1. branch
  2. article (in a newspaper, dictionary, ...)
  3. (law) paragraph, article

Declension[edit]

f6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grein greinin greinar greinarnar
Accusative grein greinina greinar greinarnar
Dative grein greinini greinum greinunum
Genitive greinar greinarinnar greina greinanna
Declension of grein
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative grein greinin greinir greinirnar
accusative grein greinina greinir greinirnar
dative grein greinini greinum greinunum
genitive greinar greinarinnar greina greinanna

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German[edit]

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Verb[edit]

grein

  1. Imperative singular of greinen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of greinen.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grein f (genitive singular greinar, nominative plural greinar or greinir)

  1. branch
  2. article, piece
    Þetta er góð grein sem þú skrifaðir.
    This article you wrote is good.
  3. subject, field

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grein.

Noun[edit]

grein f, m (definite singular greina or greinen, indefinite plural greiner, definite plural greinene)

  1. Alternative form of gren

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grein.

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Noun[edit]

grein f (definite singular greina, indefinite plural greiner, definite plural greinene)

  1. a branch (of a tree etc.)

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grein, verbal noun of grína, see grin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡreɪ̯ːɳ/ (example of pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

grein f (definite singular greina)

  1. crotch, fork
    ja sto ti vattnen jäms ve grena
    I stood in water up to the crotch