greve

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See also: Greve, grevé, and grève

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German grēve. Cognate to English reeve and Swedish greve.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡrɛːvə/, [ˈɡ̊ʁɛːvə]

Noun[edit]

greve c (singular definite greven, plural indefinite grever)

  1. count (the male ruler of a county)
  2. earl (a British nobleman)

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

As a title in the form grev.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *grevis (influenced by its antonym, levis), from Latin gravis, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷréh₂us. Doublet of grave.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

greve m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural grevi)

  1. heavy
  2. coarse, vulgar

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German grēve and Old Norse greifi.

Noun[edit]

greve m ‎(definite singular greven, indefinite plural grever, definite plural grevene)

  1. a count or earl (nobleman)

Usage notes[edit]

In titles greve takes the form grev.

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German grēve and Old Norse greifi.

Noun[edit]

greve m ‎(definite singular greven, indefinite plural grevar, definite plural grevane)

  1. a count or earl (nobleman)

Usage notes[edit]

In titles greve takes the form grev.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French grève

Noun[edit]

greve f (plural greves)

  1. strike (workers)

Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German grēve. Cognate to Danish greve and English reeve.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

greve c (feminine: grevinna)

  1. count (the male ruler of a county)

Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]

Inflection of greve 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative greve greven grevar grevarna
Genitive greves grevens grevars grevarnas