The Alternative Icelandic Dictionary: grjón

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grjón etymology From Old Norse grjón, whence the Danish gryn and the Swedish gryn, cognate with Middle High German grien. pronunciation
  • /krjouːn/ {{rhymes}}
noun: {{is-noun}}
  1. a grain, usu. of rice
  2. (offensive, pejorative, slang, ethnic slur) an East Asian person
Synonyms: (Asian person) hrísgrjón

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