grien

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Alemannic German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German gruoni, from Proto-West Germanic *grōnī, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz. Cognate with German grün, Dutch groen, English green, Icelandic grænn.

Adjective[edit]

grien

  1. (Gressoney, Carcoforo) green

References[edit]

  • “grien” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Bavarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German gruoni, from Proto-West Germanic *grōnī, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz. Cognate with German grün, Dutch groen, English green, Icelandic grænn.

Adjective[edit]

grien

  1. (Sappada, Sauris) green

References[edit]

  • “grien” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

grien

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

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

grien

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

Hunsrik[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • kriin (Wiesemann spelling system)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grüene, from Old High German gruoni, gruoen, from Proto-West Germanic *grōnī, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grien (comparative griener, superlative grienest)

  1. green
    Die Bletter sin grien.
    The leaves are green.
  2. (of fruit, vegetables) unripe
    Die Äerdbeere sin noch grien.
    The strawberries are still unripe.

Declension[edit]

Declension of grien
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative grien grien grien griene
accusative griene grien grien griene
dative griene griene griene griene
Strong inflection nominative griener griene grienes griene
accusative griene griene grienes griene
dative grienem griener grienem griene

See also[edit]

Colors in Hunsrik · Forrve (layout · text)
     Weis      Grau      Schwarz
             Rod              Ranschegelleb; Braun              Gelleb, Geel
             Grien (Hellgrien), (Neongrien)              Grien              Menz
             Meergrien              Blau (Hellblau)              Blau
             Feilche              Rosch, Lila              Roserod

Further reading[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Frisian grēne, from Proto-West Germanic *grōnī, from Proto-Germanic *grōniz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grien

  1. green
    Bûter, brea, en griene tsiis; wa't dat net sizze kin, is gjin oprjochte Fries.
    Butter, bread, and green cheese; whoever can't say this is no real Frisian.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of grien
uninflected grien
inflected griene
comparative griender
griener
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial grien griender
griener
it grienst
it grienste
indefinite c. sing. griene griendere
grienere
grienste
n. sing. grien griender
griener
grienste
plural griene griendere
grienere
grienste
definite griene griendere
grienere
grienste
partitive griens grienders
grieners
Derived terms[edit]
Further reading[edit]
  • grien”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

grien n (plural grienen)

  1. green
Further reading[edit]
  • grien”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011