gro

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See also: Gro, GRO, and gró

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening of gross, perhaps via grody.

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Adjective[edit]

gro (comparative more gro, superlative most gro)

  1. (US, slang) Disgusting, unpleasant; gross.
    Wash your hair! It's totally gro.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German grāo, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz. Cognate with German grau, English grey, Dutch grijs, Icelandic grár.

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Adjective[edit]

gro (masculine groen, neuter grot, comparative méi gro, superlative am groosten)

  1. grey

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Colors in Luxembourgish · Faarwen (layout · text)
     wäiss      gro      schwaarz      brong
             rosa              rout, ?              orange              giel, ?
             ?              gréng              ?, ?              ?, ?
             himmelblo              blo              violett, indigo              magenta, mof

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gróa

Verb[edit]

gro (imperative gro, present tense gror, passive -, simple past grodde, past participle grodd, present participle groende)

  1. to grow
  2. to sprout, germinate

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gróa. Akin to English grow.

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Verb[edit]

gro (present tense gror, past tense grodde, past participle grodd or grott, passive infinitive groast, present participle groande, imperative gro)

  1. (of plants and body hair): to grow
    Graset gror godt i denne varmen.
    The grass is growing well in this heat.
  2. to sprout, germinate
  3. (of cuts and sores): to heal
    Ta plaster på såret til det gror.
    Put a band-aid on the sore until it heals.

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German grau, Dutch grauw, English gray.

Adjective[edit]

gro

  1. gray, grey

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French gros.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡrôː/
  • Hyphenation: gro

Adverb[edit]

grȏ (Cyrillic spelling гро̑)

  1. much, a lot

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References[edit]

  • gro” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *grọw, from Proto-Celtic *grāwā.

Noun[edit]

gro m (uncountable)

  1. gravel, pebbles

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