griff

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from earlier griffin.

Noun[edit]

griff (plural griffs)

  1. (India) griffin, (white) newcomer

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare grip, gripe.

Noun[edit]

griff (plural griffs)

  1. (obsolete) grasp; reach
    • Holland
      A vein of gold ore within one spade's griff.
  2. (weaving) An arrangement of parallel bars for lifting the hooked wires which raise the warp threads in a loom for weaving figured goods.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

griff (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, slang) marijuana.
Derived terms[edit]

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

griff

  1. First-person singular preterite of greifen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of greifen.

Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German Gryph, from Latin gryphus, from Ancient Greek γρύψ (grúps).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡrifː]
  • Hyphenation: griff

Noun[edit]

griff (plural griffek)

  1. griffin (a mythical beast having the body of a lion and the wings and head of an eagle)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative griff griffek
accusative griffet griffeket
dative griffnek griffeknek
instrumental griffel griffekkel
causal-final griffért griffekért
translative griffé griffekké
terminative griffig griffekig
essive-formal griffként griffekként
essive-modal
inessive griffben griffekben
superessive griffen griffeken
adessive griffnél griffeknél
illative griffbe griffekbe
sublative griffre griffekre
allative griffhez griffekhez
elative griffből griffekből
delative griffről griffekről
ablative grifftől griffektől
Possessive forms of griff
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. griffem griffjeim
2nd person sing. griffed griffjeid
3rd person sing. griffje griffjei
1st person plural griffünk griffjeink
2nd person plural griffetek griffjeitek
3rd person plural griffjük griffjeik

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