grof

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See also: gróf, gröf, and Grof

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch grof, from Middle Dutch grof, from Old Dutch *grof, from Proto-Germanic *grubaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grof (attributive growwe, comparative growwer, superlative grofste)

  1. rude, impolite
  2. rough, coarse
  3. extreme, gross, grave

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch grof, from Old Dutch *grof, from Proto-Germanic *grubaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣrɔf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: grof
  • Rhymes: -ɔf

Adjective[edit]

grof (comparative grover or groffer, superlative grofst)

  1. rough, coarse
  2. rude
  3. extreme, gross, grave

Inflection[edit]

(either)

Inflection of grof
uninflected grof
inflected grove
comparative grover
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial grof grover het grofst
het grofste
indefinite m./f. sing. grove grovere grofste
n. sing. grof grover grofste
plural grove grovere grofste
definite grove grovere grofste
partitive grofs grovers

(or less commonly)

Inflection of grof
uninflected grof
inflected groffe
comparative groffer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial grof groffer het grofst
het grofste
indefinite m./f. sing. groffe groffere grofste
n. sing. grof groffer grofste
plural groffe groffere grofste
definite groffe groffere grofste
partitive grofs groffers

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: grof
  • Sranan Tongo: grofu

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *grof, from Proto-Germanic *grubaz.

Adjective[edit]

grof

  1. thick
  2. large, great
  3. course, rough

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

grof

  1. Alternative form of grove

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

grȍf m (Cyrillic spelling гро̏ф)

  1. count
  2. earl

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grȍf m anim (female equivalent grofíca)

  1. count (male ruler of a county)

Inflection[edit]

Masculine anim., hard o-stem
nom. sing. gròf
gen. sing. grôfa
singular dual plural
nominative gròf grôfa grôfi
grôfje
accusative grôfa grôfa grôfe
genitive grôfa grôfov grôfov
dative grôfu grôfoma grôfom
locative grôfu grôfih grôfih
instrumental grôfom grôfoma grôfi

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gróf, from Proto-Germanic *grōbō. Cognate with English greave, groove.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gro´f f (definite singular gro´fwă, definite plural grōfwĕn)

  1. A ditch.[1]
    lang grofwathe/a long ditch
  2. A valley, ravine.

Related terms[edit]

  • grȫf (to dyke ditches)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stenberg, Pehr, Widmark, Gusten “grov f gro´f”, in Ordbok över Umemålet [Dictionary of the Umeå speech], →ISBN, page 43