See also: Grippe and grippé

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French grippe, from gripper (to seize, snatch), from Frankish *grīpan, from Proto-Germanic *grīpaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreyb- (to grab, to grasp). Borrowed from French into many languages of the world. More at gripe.

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grippe (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) Influenza, the flu. [from 18 c.]
    • 1907 August, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, chapter IV, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
      "Mid-Lent, and the Enemy grins," remarked Selwyn as he started for church with Nina and the children. Austin, knee-deep in a dozen Sunday supplements, refused to stir; poor little Eileen was now convalescent from grippe, but still unsteady on her legs; her maid had taken the grippe, and now moaned all day: "Mon dieu! Mon dieu! Che fais mourir!"

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  influenza on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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EstonianEdit

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grippe

  1. partitive plural of gripp

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From gripper.

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grippe f (plural grippes)

  1. influenza; flu

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grippe

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

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grippe

  1. Alternative form of gripe (grip)

Etymology 2Edit

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grippe

  1. Alternative form of gripe (griffin)

Etymology 3Edit

From Old English grēp, grēpe, from Proto-Germanic *grōpiz. Some forms are influenced by Old English grype.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡrip(ə)/, /ˈɡriːp(ə)/

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grippe (plural grippes)

  1. A trench or indentation for drainage.
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grippe f (plural grippes)

  1. (Jersey, pathology) flu

PortugueseEdit

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grippe f (plural grippes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of gripe

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grippe

  1. Obsolete spelling of gripe