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See also: Gras, GRAS, graś, grás, grãs, gräs, and Graś

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch gras.

NounEdit

gras (plural grasse)

  1. grass

Alemannic GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą. Cognate with German Gras, Dutch gras, English grass, Icelandic gras.

NounEdit

gras n

  1. (Gressoney, Formazza) grass

ReferencesEdit

  • “gras” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin grassus, from Latin crassus. Compare Romanian gras.

AdjectiveEdit

gras (feminine grasã, masculine plural grash, feminine plural grasi/grase)

  1. fat

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grassus, from Latin crassus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gras (feminine grassa, masculine plural grassos, feminine plural grasses)

  1. fat
  2. fatty

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CimbrianEdit

NounEdit

gras m

  1. (Sette Comuni) grass

ReferencesEdit

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch gras, from Old Dutch *gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁- (to grow).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣrɑs/
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  • Rhymes: -ɑs

NounEdit

gras n (plural grassen, diminutive grasje n)

  1. grass

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DescendantsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁- (to grow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gras n (genitive singular gras, plural grøs)

  1. grass

DeclensionEdit

n12 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gras grasið grøs grøsini
Accusative gras grasið grøs grøsini
Dative grasi grasinum grøsum grøsunum
Genitive gras grasins grasa grasanna

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French gras, from Vulgar Latin *grassus from Latin crassus; cf. also the Old French form cras. Doublet of crasse.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gras (feminine singular grasse, masculine plural gras, feminine plural grasses)

  1. fat
  2. (typography) bold

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

gras m (plural gras)

  1. fat (animal tissue or substance resembling it)

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FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin grassus, from Latin crassus.

AdjectiveEdit

gras

  1. fat

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gras

  1. Imperative singular of grasen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of grasen.

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

gras

  1. Romanization of 𐌲𐍂𐌰𐍃

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁- (to grow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gras n (genitive singular grass, nominative plural grös)

  1. grass
    • Isaiah 40 (Icelandic, English)
      Heyr, einhver segir: "Kalla þú!" Og ég svara: "Hvað skal ég kalla?" "Allt hold er gras og allur yndisleikur þess sem blóm vallarins. Grasið visnar, blómin fölna, þegar Drottinn andar á þau. Sannlega, mennirnir eru gras. Grasið visnar, blómin fölna, en orð Guðs vors stendur stöðugt eilíflega."
      A voice says, "Cry out." And I said, "What shall I cry?" "All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field. The grass withers and the flowers fall, because the breath of the LORD blows on them. Surely the people are grass. The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever."
  2. (in the plural) Icelandic moss
  3. (slang) grass, marijuana

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁- (to grow).

NounEdit

gras n

  1. grass

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Further readingEdit

  • gras”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • gras”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English græs, from Proto-Germanic *grasą.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡras/, /ɡraːs/, /ɡrɛːs/, /ɡrɛs/, /ɡɛrs/

NounEdit

gras (plural grasses or gras)

  1. A grass (A plant in the family Poaceae or of similar appearance to those plants)
  2. Any plant; especially a herbaceous one; a herb.
  3. (medicine) A plant or herb reputed to have medicinal or curative properties.
  4. The lamina of a leaf or a leaf in general.
  5. Ground planted with grass; grassy land; a pasture or meadow.
  6. Fodder; grass used to feed animals (especially livestock).
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

gras

  1. Alternative form of grace

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *grassus, from Latin crassus.

AdjectiveEdit

gras m

  1. (Jersey) fat

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gras

NounEdit

gras n (definite singular graset, indefinite plural gras, definite plural grasa or grasene)

  1. alternative form of gress

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gras. Akin to English grass.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gras n (definite singular graset, indefinite plural gras, definite plural grasa)

  1. grass

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰreh₁- (to grow).

PronunciationEdit

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈɡrɑs/

NounEdit

gras n (genitive grass, plural grǫs)

  1. grass, herbage
    • Vǫluspá, verse 3, lines 7-8, in 1860, T. Möbius, Edda Sæmundar hins fróða: mit einem Anhang zum Theil bisher ungedruckter Gedichte. Leipzig, page 1:
      [] gap var ginnunga, / en gras hvergi.
      [] gap was of void, / but grass nowhere.
  2. (especially in the plural) a herb, usually with special powers
    • Stjórn 51, in 1862, C. R. Unger, Stjórn: gammelnorsk Bibelhistorie: fra Verdens Skabelse til det babyloniske Fangenskab. Christiania, page 175:
      [] fann hann þau grös sem manndragore heita, []
      [] he found the herb that was called mandrake, []

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • gras in An Icelandic-English Dictionary, R. Cleasby and G. Vigfússon, Clarendon Press, 1874, at Internet Archive.
  • gras in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁- (to grow).

NounEdit

gras n

  1. grass

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German: gras

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *grassus, from Latin crassus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gras m or n (feminine singular grasă, masculine plural grași, feminine and neuter plural grase)

  1. fat

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Tok PisinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

English grass

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gras

  1. grass; vegetation
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 1:11:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • Then God said "The land must give forth all kinds of trees and grass and foodstuffs."
  2. fur, hair

Derived termsEdit

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