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grava

grava

See also: gravá, gravà, and gräva

Catalan

Verb

grava

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of gravar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of gravar

Esperanto

Adjective

grava (accusative singular gravan, plural gravaj, accusative plural gravajn)

  1. important
    • 2000, Wolfgang Kirschstein, “Tolstoj instigas ankoraŭ hodiaŭ”, in La Ondo de Esperanto, volume 11, number 73:
      Resurekto kaj pasko estas la plej gravaj okazintaĵoj en la ortodoksa kredo, sed ĉe Tolstoj ne temas pri tiu resurekto aŭ iu transmonda miraklo.
      The Resurrection and Easter are the most important events in the orthodox belief, but Tolstoy's work isn't about that resurrection or any otherworldly miracle.
  2. serious, grave
    • 1912, E. Ĉefeĉ, "Pluaj argumentoj por pruvi, ke la teorio: "La radikoj en Esperanto havas gramatikan karakteron" kontraustaras la intencojn de la fundamento":
      Grava danĝero por la estonteco de nia lingvo kuŝas, laŭ mia opinio, en la akcepto de tiu propono.
      A serious danger for the future of our language lies, in my opinion, in the acceptance of that proposal.

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Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse grafa (to dig), from Proto-Germanic *grabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrābʰ- (to dig, scratch, scrape).

Verb

grava (third person singular past indicative gróv, third person plural past indicative gróvu, supine grivið)

  1. to dig

Conjugation


French

Verb

grava

  1. third-person singular past historic of graver

Ido

Adjective

grava

  1. heavy, weighty

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Italian

Verb

grava

  1. third-person singular present of gravare
  2. second-person singular imperative of gravare

Latin

Verb

gravā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of gravō

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Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

Noun

grava m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of grav

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Noun

grava f

  1. definite singular of grav

Etymology 2

From Old Norse grafa, from Proto-Germanic *grabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrābʰ- (to dig, scratch, scrape).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡraːʋa/ (example of pronunciation)

Alternative forms

Verb

grava (present tense grev, past tense grov, past participle grave, passive infinitive gravast, present participle gravande, imperative grav)

  1. dig
    Kor djupt har du tenkt å grava?
    How deep do you intend to dig?

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Old Swedish

Alternative forms

  • græva

Etymology

From Old Norse grafa, from Proto-Germanic *grabaną.

Verb

grava

  1. to dig
  2. to bury

Conjugation

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Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -avɐ

Verb

grava

  1. third-person singular present indicative of gravar
  2. second-person singular imperative of gravar

Romanian

Verb

a grava (third-person singular present gravează, past participle gravat) 1st conj.

  1. to engrave

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Spanish

Noun

grava f (plural gravas)

  1. gravel

Synonyms

Verb

grava

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of gravar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of gravar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of gravar.

Swedish

Adjective

grava

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of grav.