See also: reis and reís

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German rīs, borrowed from Late Latin risum or risus, from Latin oriza, borrowed from Ancient Greek ὄρυζα (óryza) (Modern Greek όρυζα (óryza)). See also English rice.[1]

NounEdit

Reis m (genitive Reises, no plural)

  1. rice

Etymology 2Edit

From Old High German rīs or hrīs. See Dutch rijs.

NounEdit

Reis m

  1. shoot (of a plant)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1
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