RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain; possibly a substratum word, akin to Albanian grihë, or derived from Albanian gëresë (potter's instrument for leveling). Alternatively, from a Slavic *kresь or *gresь; compare Serbo-Croatian kresalo, kresivo (flint, tinderbox), kresati (light with flint), kresiti (set off sparks)[1].

NounEdit

gresie f (plural gresii)

  1. whetstone

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