greip

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse greip, from Proto-Germanic *graipō. Cognate with Faroese greipa (two fish tied together), Swedish grep (fork, pitchfork), Dutch greep (grasp, clutches), English grope.

Noun[edit]

greip f (genitive singular greipar, nominative plural greipar)

  1. grip, grasp
    Synonyms: grip, tak
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • greipa (to grip, to grasp)

Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of greipaldin.

Noun[edit]

greip n (genitive singular greips, nominative plural greip)

  1. grapefruit
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected form of grípa (to grip, to grab, to grasp).

Verb[edit]

greip

  1. first-person singular past indicative of grípa
  2. third-person singular past indicative of grípa

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

greip

  1. simple past of gripe

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

greip

  1. simple past of gripe