grov

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German grof.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡrɔv/, [ɡ̊ʁɒwˀ]

Adjective[edit]

grov

  1. coarse
  2. rough
  3. crude
  4. rude
  5. gross

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of grov
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular grov grovere grovest2
Neuter singular grovt grovere grovest2
Plural grove grovere grovest2
Definite attributive1 grove grovere groveste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Verb[edit]

grov

  1. (obsolete) past tense of grave

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German grof

Adjective[edit]

grov ‎(neuter singular grovt, definite singular and plural grove, comparative grovere, indefinite superlative grovest or grøvst, definite superlative groveste or grøvste)

  1. coarse, rough
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

grov

  1. simple past of grave

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grov ‎(masculine and feminine grov, neuter grovt, definite singular and plural grove, comparative grovare/grøvre, indefinite superlative grovast/grøvst, definite superlative grovaste/grøvste)

  1. coarse
  2. rough; inaccurate
  3. indecent; improper; explicit
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

grov

  1. past tense of grava and grave

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grov (comparative grövre, superlative grövst)

  1. coarse; composed of large parts or particles
  2. coarse; not refined
  3. rough, unpolished; as of language
  4. serious, far-reaching; as in a "serious crime" or a "serious mistake"
  5. thick (heavy in build)

Usage notes[edit]

Weak inflection also exist, but is less common. The predicative forms would then be "grov - grovare - grovast".

Derived terms[edit]