Open main menu

Wiktionary β

See also: grippe and grippé

Contents

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French grippe (influenza), from gripper (to seize, snatch), from Frankish *grīpan, from Proto-Germanic *grīpaną, whence German greifen. Eventually from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreyb- (to grab, to grasp).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Grippe f (genitive Grippe, plural Grippen)

  1. flu; influenza; grippe.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit