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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French grille.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grille (plural grilles)

  1. Alternative form of grill (only in the senses of "grating over opening" and "grating on the front of a vehicle")
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter I, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
      The house was a big elaborate limestone affair, evidently new. Winter sunshine sparkled on lace-hung casement, on glass marquise, and the burnished bronze foliations of grille and door.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French grille, grisle, from Old French greille, graïlle, from earlier gradilie (end of 10th century), from Latin crāticula (or a Vulgar Latin graticula).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁij/
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NounEdit

grille f (plural grilles)

  1. gate
    • À huit heures et quart, on ferme la grille d’entrée de l’école.
      At 8:15, we close the school’s entrance gate.
  2. grate
    • La grille du barbecue est pleine de graisse de saucisses.
      The barbecue grate is covered in grease from the sausages.
  3. grid
    • Ci-joint la grille d’évaluation.
      Attachment: assessment grid.

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VerbEdit

grille

  1. first-person singular present indicative of griller
  2. third-person singular present indicative of griller
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of griller
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of griller
  5. second-person singular imperative of griller

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GermanEdit

VerbEdit

grille

  1. First-person singular present of grillen.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of grillen.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of grillen.
  4. Imperative singular of grillen.

LimburgishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch grillen, itself borrowed from English grill. Displaced older steinreustere.

VerbEdit

grille

  1. to grill

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Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English grel (harsh). Compare German grell (lurid, shrill).

AdjectiveEdit

grille

  1. gril, harsh, severe
    • c. 1370s. Geoffrey Chaucer, The Romaunt of the Rose. 71-4.
      The briddes, that han left hir song,
      Whyl they han suffred cold so strong
      In wedres grille, and derk to sighte,
      Ben in May, for the sonne brighte,

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

grille (imperative grill, present tense griller, passive grilles, simple past and past participle grilla or grillet, present participle grillende)

  1. to grill (food, in a grill)
  2. (figuratively) to grill (subject someone to intense questioning)

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VerbEdit

grille

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of grillar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of grillar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of grillar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of grillar.