grienen

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grienen ‎(past singular griende, past participle gegriend)

  1. to sob, to weep

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Inflection of grienen (weak)
infinitive grienen
past singular griende
past participle gegriend
infinitive grienen
gerund grienen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular grien griende
2nd person sing. (jij) grient griende
2nd person sing. (u) grient griende
2nd person sing. (gij) grient griende
3rd person singular grient griende
plural grienen grienden
subjunctive sing.1 griene griende
subjunctive plur.1 grienen grienden
imperative sing. grien
imperative plur.1 grient
participles grienend gegriend
1) Archaic.

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Etymology[edit]

Via German Low German from Middle Low German grīnen. Low German form of greinen ‎(to sob, to weep), which originally meant to “twist one′s mouth (either in joy or sadness)”.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈgʁiːnən/, [ˈgʁiːnən], [ˈgʁiːnn̩]

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grienen ‎(third-person singular simple present grient, past tense griente, past participle gegrient, auxiliary haben)

  1. (regional, chiefly Northern Germany) to grin; to smirk (often maliciously)

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German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain, related to English grin, Dutch grijnzen.

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grienen (past singular grien, past participle grient, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to smile

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