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EtymologyEdit

From Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós).

AdjectiveEdit

grec m (feminine greacã) (masculine plural grets/gretsã, feminine plural greatsi/greatse)

  1. Greek

NounEdit

grec m (feminine greacã) (plural grets/gretsã)

  1. a Greek (man), a Hellene

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan (compare Occitan grèc), from Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grec (feminine grega, masculine plural grecs, feminine plural gregues)

  1. Greek (pertaining to the country of Greece, the Greek people, or the Greek language)

NounEdit

grec m (plural grecs, feminine grega)

  1. Greek (an inhabitant of Greece)

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Proper nounEdit

grec m

  1. Greek (language)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French grec, borrowed from Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós). Supplanted the Old French popular/inherited forms gri(e)u, grezois, griois, cf. the now obsolete grégeois (as in feu grégeois), with the ending -ois, or possibly from a Vulgar Latin root *graeciscus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁɛk/
  • (file)

NounEdit

grec m (uncountable)

  1. the Greek language
  2. (by ellipsis) the Ancient Greek language

AdjectiveEdit

grec (feminine singular grecque, masculine plural grecs, feminine plural grecques)

  1. Greek

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InterlinguaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grec (not comparable)

  1. Greek

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós).

NounEdit

grec m (uncountable)

  1. Ancient Greek language

DescendantsEdit

  • French: grec

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grec m or n (feminine singular greacă, masculine plural greci, feminine and neuter plural grece)

  1. Greek

Usage notesEdit

The feminine plural is rarely used.

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

grec m (plural greci, feminine equivalent grecoaică or greacă)

  1. Greek man

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