groba

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Suevic [Term?] or Gothic 𐌲𐍂𐍉𐌱𐌰 (grōba, dugout, hole, cave), from Proto-Germanic *grōbō (cavity, pit), from Proto-Germanic *grabaną (to dig), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰróbʰ-, o-grade form of *gʰrebʰ- (to dig, scratch, bury).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

groba f (plural grobas)

  1. ravine, defile.
    Synonym: quenlla
  2. groove; long and deep depression in the terrain (frequently applied to old Roman open air mines).
    Synonyms: cárcava, cavorco

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2013, →ISBN

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

grōba

  1. Romanization of 𐌲𐍂𐍉𐌱𐌰

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

groba

  1. inflection of grob:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/accusative dual