gris

See also: grís and gris'

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BasqueEdit

NounEdit

gris

  1. gray, grey

See alsoEdit

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

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      verd      groc      crema      blanc
     carmesí      magenta      xarxet      verd lima      rosa
     indi      blau      taronja      gris      violat
     negre      lila, porpra      marró      atzur      cian

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

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

NounEdit

gris m ‎(plural gris)

  1. gray

See alsoEdit

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

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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

  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      verde      amarelo      ?      branco
     {{{crimson}}}      ?      ?      ?      rosa
     ?      azur      ?      gris      ?
     negro, preto      cardẽo      castanno      ?      ?

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      verde      amarillo      crema      blanco
     carmín, carmesí, carmesín, cremesín, cremesino      magenta      azul-petróleo      lima      rosa
     añil      azul      naranja,
anaranjado
     gris      violeta
     negro      morado      marrón      azur      cian

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

See alsoEdit

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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