grève

See also: greve and Greve

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Etymology 1Edit

Vulgar Latin *grava (attested in Mediaeval Latin), of pre-Latin origin.

NounEdit

grève f ‎(plural grèves)

  1. bank (of a river); shore, strand
SynonymsEdit
  • (bank; shore): rive

Etymology 2Edit

Named after Place de Grève on the banks of the Seine in Paris (now Place de l'Hôtel de Ville), where unemployed workers would gather. Place de Grève means “flat area covered with gravel or sand”. Etymology: see above.

NounEdit

grève f ‎(plural grèves)

  1. strike (cessation of work)
    En raison de la grève, il nous faudra prendre le train.
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Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

grève f ‎(plural grèves)

  1. greave

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *grava (attested in Medieval Latin; compare French grève), of pre-Latin origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

grève f ‎(plural grèves)

  1. (Jersey) beach

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