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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

Old English grīpan.

Noun

Singular
gripe

Plural
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  1. A complaint; a petty concern.
  2. The name of a specific wire rope, often used on davits and other life raft launching systems.

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to gripe

Third person singular
grip

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to gripe (third-person singular simple present grip, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To complain; to whine.

Synonyms

Translations


Norwegian

Verb

'gripe

  1. To seize (grab, capture).
  2. To seize (take advantage of opportunity).

Conjugation


Related terms


Old English

Etymology

From Germanic. Cognate with Old High German grif- (German Griff), Old Norse gripr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈgripe/

Noun

gripe m.

  1. grip, clutch, grasp

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative gripe gripas
accusative gripe gripas
genitive gripes gripa
dative gripe gripum


Descendants


Portuguese

Noun

gripe f.

  1. The flu, influenza.

Spanish

Alternative spellings

  • gripa (Colombia, Mexico)

Etymology

French grippe, from gripper (to seize), of Germanic origin.

Noun

gripe f. (plural gripes)

Singular
gripe f.

Plural
gripes f.

  1. The flu, influenza.

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