From Middle High German rīs, borrowed from Late Latin risum or risus, from Latin oriza, borrowed from Ancient Greek ὄρυζα (óruza) (Modern Greek όρυζα (óryza)). See also English rice.
Reis m (genitive Reises, plural Reise)
From Middle High German rīs, from Old High German rīs, hrīs, from Proto-Germanic *hrīsą. Cognate with Dutch rijs, English rise, rice. More at rice (Etymology 2).
Reis n (genitive Reises, plural Reiser)
- shoot (of a plant)
- plural of Real