grens

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See also: Grens

Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch grens, from Middle Low German grense, grenitse and/or German Grenze, both ultimately from Old Polish granica, from Proto-Slavic *granica.

Noun[edit]

grens (plural grense)

  1. border, frontier
  2. limit

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch grenzen.

Verb[edit]

grens (present grens, present participle grensende, past participle gegrens)

  1. (intransitive) to border

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

grens (present grens, present participle grensende, past participle gegrens)

  1. to wail, to weep

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

grens c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of gren

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣrɛns/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: grens
  • Rhymes: -ɛns

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed in the 16th century from Middle Low German grense, grenitse and/or German Grenze, both ultimately from Old Polish granica, from Proto-Slavic *granica.

Noun[edit]

grens f (plural grenzen, diminutive grensje n)

  1. border, frontier
  2. limit
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: grens

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

grens

  1. first-person singular present indicative of grenzen
  2. imperative of grenzen

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

grens

  1. imperative of grense

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

grens

  1. indefinite genitive singular of gren

Anagrams[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

grens

  1. nominative plural of gren