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See also: reis, reís, and réis

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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.[1]

NounEdit

Reis m (genitive Reises, plural Reise)

  1. rice
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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).

NounEdit

Reis n (genitive Reises, plural Reiser)

  1. shoot (of a plant)
Derived termsEdit
  1. Es ist ein Ros entsprungen

Usage note: The line Es ist ein Ros entsprungen originally meant a shoot of a trunk, concerning Jesaja 11 in the Bible. Later the line was understood as a rose, concerning Mary.More at https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Es_ist_ein_Ros_entsprungen

Etymology 3Edit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Reis

  1. plural of Real

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, ISBN 3-11-006800-1