gris

See also: grís and gris'

BasqueEdit

NounEdit

gris

  1. gray, grey

See alsoEdit

Colors in Basque · koloreak (layout · text)
     gorri      more      hori      berde      ?      urdin      ?
     {{{crimson}}}      ?      ?      ?      ?      ?      ?
     marroi      arrosa      laranja      beltz      gris      zuri

CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris m ‎(feminine grisa, masculine plural grisos, feminine plural grises)

  1. grey

NounEdit

gris m ‎(uncountable)

  1. grey

See alsoEdit

Colors in Catalan · colors (layout · text)
     roig, vermell      lila, porpra      groc      verd      xarxet      blau      ?
     carmesí      magenta      ?      ?      cian      ?      violat
     marró      rosa      taronja      negre      gris      blanc

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡriːs/, [ɡ̊ʁiːˀs]
  • Rhymes: -es

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse gríss.

NounEdit

gris c (singular definite grisen, plural indefinite grise)

  1. pig (mammal)
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See grise ‎(to dirty, mess up).

VerbEdit

gris

  1. imperative of grise

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

gris

  1. first-person singular present indicative of grissen
  2. imperative of grissen

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French or Old Provençal, both from Frankish *gris, from Proto-Germanic *grisa ‎(grey). Akin to Old High German grīs ‎(grey) (German greis) and Dutch grijs ‎(grey). More at grizzle.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris m ‎(feminine singular grise, masculine plural gris, feminine plural grises)

  1. grey, gray

Derived termsEdit

  • griser ‎(to go grey)

NounEdit

gris m ‎(plural gris)

  1. gray

See alsoEdit

Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     rouge      pourpre      jaune      vert      bleu canard      bleu      indigo
     cramoisi      magenta      crème      vert citron      cyan      azur      violet
     brun      rose      orange      noir      gris      blanc

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German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German greis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris

  1. (in some dialects) grey

See alsoEdit


NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French or Old Provençal, in either case from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz ‎(grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰregʰwos ‎(grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- ‎(to glow, shine).

AdjectiveEdit

gris m (f grise, m plural gris, f plural grises)

  1. grey
  2. (Jersey) drunk

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • grisi ‎(to go grey)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse gríss

NounEdit

gris m ‎(definite singular grisen, indefinite plural griser, definite plural grisene)

  1. a pig
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

gris

  1. imperative of grise

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

gris m ‎(definite singular grisen, indefinite plural griser or grisar, definite plural grisene or grisane)

  1. pig

Derived termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris m ‎(feminine grise)

  1. gray

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French gris, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz ‎(grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰregʰwos ‎(grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- ‎(to glow, shine).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris

  1. grey (having a colour between white and black)

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Old Portuguese · coores, colores (layout · text)
     vermello      cardẽo      amarelo      verde      ?      azur      ?
     {{{crimson}}}      ?      ?      ?      ?      ?      ?
     castanno      rosa      ?      negro, preto      gris      branco

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese gris, from Old French gris, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz ‎(grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰregʰwos ‎(grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- ‎(to glow, shine).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris ‎(plural gris, comparable)

  1. grey (having a colour between white and black)

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

gris m (uncountable)

  1. grey (the colour between white and black)

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Old Provençal gris.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gris m, f ‎(plural grises)

  1. grey, gray

See alsoEdit

Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
     rojo      morado      amarillo      verde      azul-petróleo      azul      añil
     carmín, carmesí      magenta      crema      lima      cian      azur      violeta
     marrón      rosa      naranja,
anaranjado
     negro      gris      blanco

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gríss.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gris

  1. a pig; mammal of the genus Sus
  2. a piglet; young of the pig
  3. a nasty or dirty person

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of gris
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gris grisen grisar grisarna
Genitive gris grisens grisars grisarnas

Related termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

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ReferencesEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English grease

NounEdit

gris

  1. lipid (oil, fat, grease, etc)
  2. flattery
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:1 (translation here):
      God, Bikpela i bin wokim olgeta animal, tasol i no gat wanpela bilong ol inap winim snek long tok gris. Na snek i askim meri olsem, “Ating God i tambuim yutupela long kaikai pikinini bilong olgeta diwai bilong gaden, a?”

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