Last modified on 6 June 2014, at 12:23
See also: grís and gris'

CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris m (feminine grisa, masculine plural grisos, feminine plural grises)

  1. grey

NounEdit

gris m (uncountable)

  1. grey

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡriːs/, [ɡ̊ʁiːˀs]
  • Rhymes: -es

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse gríss.

NounEdit

gris c (singular definite grisen, plural indefinite grise)

  1. pig (mammal)
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Etymology 2Edit

See grise (to dirty, mess up).

VerbEdit

gris

  1. Imperative of grise.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gris

  1. first-person singular present indicative of grissen
  2. imperative of grissen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French or Old Provençal, both from Frankish *gris, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz (grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰregʰwos (grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- (to glow, shine). Akin to Old High German grīs (grey) (German greis), Italian grigio, Old English grīs (grey), Old High German grāo (grey), Old English grǣġ (grey) Old Norse grár (grey). More at grizzle, grey.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris m (feminine grise, masculine plural gris, feminine plural grises)

  1. grey, gray

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

gris m (plural gris)

  1. gray

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German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German greis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris

  1. (in some dialects) grey

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JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French or Old Provençal, both from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz (grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰregʰwos (grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- (to glow, shine).

AdjectiveEdit

gris m (feminine grise, masculine plural gris, feminine plural grises)

  1. grey
  2. drunk

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Derived termsEdit

  • grisi (to go grey)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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NounEdit

gris m (definite singular grisen, indefinite plural griser, definite plural grisene)

  1. a pig

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

gris m (definite singular grisen, indefinite plural griser or grisar, definite plural grisene or grisane)

  1. pig

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Old FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris m (feminine grise)

  1. gray

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris m, f (plural gris; comparable)

  1. grey (having a colour between white and black)

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NounEdit

gris m (uncountable)

  1. grey (the colour between white and black)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Old Provençal gris.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris m, f (plural grises)

  1. grey, gray

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gris

  1. a pig; mammal of the genus Sus
  2. a piglet; young of the pig
  3. a nasty or dirty person

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Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English grease

NounEdit

gris

  1. lipid (oil, fat, grease, etc)
  2. flattery
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:1 (translation here):
      God, Bikpela i bin wokim olgeta animal, tasol i no gat wanpela bilong ol inap winim snek long tok gris. Na snek i askim meri olsem, “Ating God i tambuim yutupela long kaikai pikinini bilong olgeta diwai bilong gaden, a?”

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