Grieche

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German krieche, from Old High German chreah, from Proto-West Germanic *krēk, from Latin graecus. Cognate with Dutch Griek, English Greek. Forms with initial k- are found in most old Germanic languages, though they seem to have lasted longer in High German than elsewhere.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡriːçə/, [ˈɡʁiːçə]
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NounEdit

Grieche m (genitive Griechen, plural Griechen, female Griechin)

  1. a Greek (person)

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