The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: graf

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graf {{wikipedia}}
etymology 1 From odt *graf, from Proto-Germanic *grabą, *grabō, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrābʰ-. Compare Low German Graf, Graff, German Grab, West Frisian grêf, English grave, Danish grav, Icelandic gröf. pronunciation
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noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. grave
related terms:
  • graven
etymology 2 From French grave. Most likely influenced by Dutch erg which can mean "serious, grave" as well as "very". The alternative form graaf, also slang, has the same origin and meaning, but stays closer to the original French pronunciation. pronunciation {{rfp}}
adverb: {{nl-adv}}
  1. (slang) very Dat is graf duur — That's very expensive

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