grund

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Dalmatian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin grandis, grandem.

Adjective[edit]

grund

  1. big, large, great

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡron/, [ɡ̊ʁɔnˀ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse grunnr ‎(shallow).

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Adjective[edit]

grund ‎(neuter grundt, definite and plural grunde)

  1. shallow

Etymology 2[edit]

A convergence of two Old Norse words, grund ‎(a plain) and grunn ‎(a shallow).

Noun[edit]

grund c (singular definite grunden, plural indefinite grunde)

  1. reason (a cause)
  2. motive (incentive to act; a reason)
  3. argument (a reason)
  4. cause
  5. ground
  6. soil
  7. shoal
  8. site, plot
  9. foundation
  10. basis
  11. priming
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Etymology 3[edit]

See grunde ‎(to ground, establish, ponder).

Verb[edit]

grund

  1. imperative of grunde

Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

grund f

  1. ground
    Ég er kominn aftur á íslenska grund.
    I've returned to Icelandic ground.

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *grunduz

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grund m (nominative plural grundas)

  1. ground, foundation, abyss, hell, plain, country land, earth
    Ǽlc sǽ ðeáh heó deóp sý hæfþ grund on ðære eorþan.
    Every sea, tho it be deep, hath its bottom in the earth.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Old Norse grunn ‎(shallow, shoal). Possibly derived from Old Norse gróa ‎(to grow).

Noun[edit]

grund f (genitive grundar, plural grundir)

  1. green field, grassy plain

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *grunduz.

Noun[edit]

grund m

  1. ground, foundation, abyss, plain, earth

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Scots[edit]

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Noun[edit]

grund (plural grunds)

  1. (South Scots) ground

Synonyms[edit]

  • groond (other Scots dialects)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse grunnr ‎(shallow).

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Adjective[edit]

grund (comparative grundare, superlative grundast)

  1. shallow

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Etymology 2[edit]

A convergence of two Old Norse words, grund ‎(a plain) and grunn ‎(a shallow).

Noun[edit]

grund c

  1. ground, land
    Huset är byggt på ofri grund.
    The house is built on non-freehold property.
  2. the foundation of a building; the part of the outer walls of a house which extends below the level of the floor, and down to the ground.
  3. a fundament, a foundation, a basis, fundamentals; what other constructions (physical or metaphorical) rely on
  4. cause; reason
  5. a shallow in water

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grund n

  1. An area of shallow water in a large body of water, which causes a potential danger to boats or ships.

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