See also: grís and gris'

Asturian edit

Adjective edit

gris (epicene, plural grises)

  1. grey; gray

Noun edit

gris m (plural grises)

  1. grey; gray

Basque edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish gris.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɡris̺/ [ɡris̺]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -is̺
  • Hyphenation: gris

Adjective edit

gris (comparative grisago, superlative grisen, excessive grisegi)

  1. gray, grey
  2. dreary
  3. sad
  4. neutral; having an indistinct, disputed or uncertain quality

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gris inan

  1. gray, grey

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Colors in Basque · koloreak (layout · text)
     zuri      gris      beltz
             gorri              laranja; marroi              hori
                          berde             
                          oztin              urdin
             ubel              more              arrosa

Catalan edit

Etymology edit

From Frankish *gris.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

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

  1. grey

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Noun edit

gris m (plural grisos)

  1. grey

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

Further reading edit

Danish edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse gríss.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gris c (singular definite grisen, plural indefinite grise)

  1. pig (mammal of the family Suidae)
    Synonym: svin
  2. pork (meat from a pig)
    Synonyms: grisekød, svin, svinekød
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Etymology 2 edit

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Verb edit

gris

  1. imperative of grise

Dutch edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

gris

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

French edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

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

  1. grey, gray
  2. (colloquial) drunk, tipsy
    • 1924, Emmanuel Bove, Mes Amis[1]:
      Si je n’avais pas été gris, je n’aurais certes pas étalé mes papiers. Ils ont dû ennuyer Billard.
      If I hadn't been drunk, I certainly wouldn't have displayed my papers. They must have bored Billard.

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Noun edit

gris m (plural gris)

  1. gray

Descendants edit

  • Greek: γκρι (gkri)
  • Louisiana Creole: gri
  • Mauritian Creole: gri
  • Portuguese: griso
  • Romanian: gri
  • Seychellois Creole: gri
  • Turkish: gri

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Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      noir
             rouge; cramoisi, carmin              orange; brun, marron              jaune; crème
             lime              vert              menthe
             cyan, turquoise; bleu canard              azur, bleu ciel              bleu
             violet, lilas; indigo              magenta; pourpre              rose

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Galician edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese gris (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Old French gris, from Frankish *grīs, from Proto-Germanic *grīsaz (grey).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

gris

  1. grey
  2. (archaic, of pelts) of squirrel

Derived terms edit

References edit

  • gris” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • gris” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • gris” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • gris” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • gris” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

German Low German edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Compare German greis.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

gris

  1. (in some dialects) grey

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Middle English edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse gríss, potentially from or related to Proto-Germanic *grīsaz (grey).

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Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gris (plural grises)

  1. A young pig, grice
  2. The meat of such a pig.
  3. A boar
Descendants edit
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Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

gris (plural grises)

  1. Alternative form of grys

Norman edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

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

Adjective edit

gris m

  1. grey
  2. (Jersey) drunk
    Synonyms: bédé-ouinne, blindé, bragi, bringuesingue, chonmé, en bouaisson, envitoué, gâté d'béthe, ivre, souîn, soûl

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Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
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Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse gríss.

Noun edit

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

  1. a pig
    Synonym: svin
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

gris

  1. imperative of grise

References edit

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse gríss.

Noun edit

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

  1. a pig
    Synonym: svin

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Old French edit

Etymology edit

From Frankish *grīs, from Proto-Germanic *grīsaz (grey).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

gris m (oblique and nominative feminine singular grise)

  1. gray

Old Galician-Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Old French gris, from Frankish *grīs, from Proto-Germanic *grīsaz (grey).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

gris

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

Descendants edit

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Colors in Old Galician-Portuguese · coores, colores (layout · text)
     branco, blanco, alvo      gris      negro, preto
             vermelho              castanho              amarelo
                          verde             
                                       azur
                          cardẽo              rosa

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese gris, from Old French gris, from Proto-Germanic *grīsaz (grey).

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Rhymes: (Brazil) -is, (Portugal, Rio de Janeiro) -iʃ
  • Hyphenation: gris

Adjective edit

gris (invariable)

  1. grey (having a colour between white and black)
    Synonyms: cinza, cinzento, acinzentado

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Noun edit

gris m (uncountable)

  1. grey (the colour between white and black)
    Synonym: cinza

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Colors in Portuguese · cores (layout · text)
     branco, alvo, cândido      cinza, gris,
cinzento
     preto, negro, atro
             vermelho,
encarnado, rubro,
salmão; carmim
             laranja,
cor de laranja; castanho,
marrom
             amarelo, lúteo; creme,
ocre
             verde-limão              verde              verde-água; verde-menta
             ciano,
turquesa; azul-petróleo
             azul-celeste              azul, índigo, anil
             violeta,
lilás
             magenta; roxo, púrpura              rosa,
cor-de-rosa, rosa-choque

Romanian edit

Noun edit

gris n (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of griș

Declension edit

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

From Occitan or Old Occitan gris, from Frankish *gris, from Proto-Germanic *grīsaz (grey).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɾis/ [ˈɡɾis]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -is
  • Syllabification: gris

Adjective edit

gris m or f (masculine and feminine plural grises)

  1. grey, gray
    materia grisgrey matter
    zona grisgrey area

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

Noun edit

gris m (plural grises)

  1. grey, gray

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Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
     blanco      gris      negro
             rojo; carmín, carmesí              naranja, anaranjado; marrón              amarillo; crema
             lima              verde              menta
             cian, turquesa; azul-petróleo              celeste, cerúleo              azul
             violeta; añil, índigo              magenta; morado, púrpura              rosa, rosado

Further reading edit

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse gríss.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gris c

  1. a pig; mammal of the genus Sus
    Synonym: svin
  2. a piglet; young of the pig
    Synonym: griskulting
  3. a nasty or dirty person
    Synonym: svin
    Du är en riktig gris.
    You are such a pig.
  4. (slang, derogatory) a pig (cop, police officer)
    Synonyms: snut, byling, polis
  5. (slang, derogatory, in the singular definite "grisen") the pigs (the police, collectively)
    Synonyms: aina, farbror blå, bängen, snuten, bylingen, polisen

Declension edit

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

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Tok Pisin edit

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Etymology edit

From English grease.

Noun edit

gris

  1. lipid (oil, fat, grease, etc.)
  2. flattery
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Jenesis 3:1:
      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?”
      →New International Version translation

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Welsh edit

Etymology edit

From Middle English grece, from Old French grez, plural of gré, from Latin gradus. Doublet of gradd.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gris f or m (plural grisiau)

  1. step, stair

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gris ris ngris unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.