grima

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See also: gríma

French[edit]

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grima

  1. third-person singular past historic of grimer

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Gothic,[1] from Proto-Germanic *grīmô (mask), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrey- (to oil, colour, dye). Cognate with Portuguese grima and Spanish grima.

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grima f (plural grimas)

  1. fear, creeps, uneasiness.
    • '1834, anonymous, Urca, page 5:
      foi tal o terror que concibeu neste aflicto, que cando se vai lavar hastr'a auga lle dá grimo
      he built such a terror because of that affliction, that when he's going to wash himself even the water gives him the creeps

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References[edit]

  • grimo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • grima” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • grima” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • grima” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. grimo.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

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grima

  1. third-person singular present of grimaś

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *grīmô (mask), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrey- (to oil, colour, dye). Cognate with Old Saxon grīma (mask), Old High German grīmo (mask), Old Norse gríma (mask, hood) (Icelandic gríma). More at grime.

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grīma m

  1. mask
  2. helmet; visor
  3. specter, ghost; apparition

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