grut

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch grutte, gurte, from Old Dutch *grutti, from Proto-Germanic *grutją.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣrʏt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʏt

Noun[edit]

grut n (plural grutten, diminutive grutje n)

  1. (countable and uncountable) groat, broken-up or grinded grain
  2. (countable) small stuff, little things
  3. (uncountable) children
    Zeg, wilt g'uw klein grut 'ne keer bijhouden? Da staat hier altijd maar te jengelen, te janken en te bleiten rond m'n benen, om zot van te worden!
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

grut

  1. Alternative form of growte

North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian grāt, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

Adjective[edit]

grut (comparative gruter, superlative grutst)

  1. (Mooring) big, large

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from a Proto-Germanic *grūtą, *grutą. Compare Old Norse grautr; from which Icelandic grautur (porridge), Swedish gröt.

Noun[edit]

grūt f (indeclinable, but also dative grȳt)

  1. malt mash
    • O. Cockayne, ed.; Leechdoms, Wortcunning, and Starcraft of early England, Master of the Rolls Series, 3 vols. London, 1864-1866; Vol II, page 74, line 9:
      Grút mealtes

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: growte, grout

References[edit]

  • grut in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian grāt, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

Adjective[edit]

grut

  1. big, large
  2. great

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of grut
uninflected grut
inflected grutte
comparative grutter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial grut grutter it grutst
it grutste
indefinite c. sing. grutte gruttere grutste
n. sing. grut grutter grutste
plural grutte gruttere grutste
definite grutte gruttere grutste
partitive gruts grutters

Further reading[edit]

  • grut (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011