gratter

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French gratter, from Old French gratter, grater, borrowed from Frankish *kratton, from Proto-Germanic *krattōną, from Proto-Indo-European *gred-, see also Albanian gërresë (rasp, scraper), German kratzen (to scratch), Swedish kratta (to rake).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁa.te/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

gratter

  1. to scrub
  2. to scrape
  3. (transitive) to scratch
  4. (intransitive, informal) to itch
    Ça gratte.(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  5. (informal) to play the guitar

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French grater (whence also French gratter, English grate (verb)), borrowed from Frankish *kratton, from Proto-Germanic *krattōną.

VerbEdit

gratter

  1. (Jersey) to grate