grina

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See also: grína

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

grina n

  1. definite plural of grin

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse grína.

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Verb[edit]

grina (present tense grin, past tense grein, past participle grine, present participle grinande, imperative grin)

  1. to cry
  2. to grimace
  3. to have openings, not be tight

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

grina n

  1. definite plural of grin

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse grína, from Proto-Germanic *grīnaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

grina (present grinar, preterite grinade, supine grinat, imperative grina)

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) to weep, to cry, to cry too much or for the wrong reason
  2. (dialectal, chiefly in Skåne and Finland) to laugh

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