grunn

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

grunn

  1. indefinite accusative singular of grunnur

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse grunnr

Adjective[edit]

grunn (neuter singular grunt, definite singular and plural grunne, comparative grunnere, indefinite superlative grunnest, definite superlative grunneste)

  1. shallow (not deep: water, river etc.)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse grund and grunnr

Noun[edit]

grunn m (definite singular grunnen, indefinite plural grunner, definite plural grunnene)

  1. ground
  2. reason
  3. (relating to shallow water and the seabed) grunn - aground
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The noun must be considered to be from Old Norse grunnr m (bottom), grunn n (shallows), and grund f (land, ground, field). Some of these, if not all, are derived from Proto-Germanic *grunduz (ground, foundation), whence also English ground. The adjective is also found in Old Norse as grunnr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grunn m (definite singular grunnen, indefinite plural grunnar, definite plural grunnane)

  1. ground, foundation
    1. bottom
    2. background
    3. land property
  2. reason

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Adjective[edit]

grunn (neuter singular grunt, definite singular and plural grunne, comparative grunnare, indefinite superlative grunnast, definite superlative grunnaste)

  1. shallow (not deep: water, river etc.)

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

grunn m (genitive singular gruinn, no plural)

  1. several
  2. crowd, group