See also: hris

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hrís, from Proto-Germanic *hrīsą. Cognate with Faroese rís, Danish ris, Swedish ris, English rice, German Reis, Dutch rijs.

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hrís n (genitive singular hríss, nominative plural hrís)

  1. brushwood
  2. dwarf birch (Betula nana)
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Etymology 2Edit

From late Old Norse rís, from Middle Low German rīs, from Old French ris, from Italian riso, from Latin orȳza, from Ancient Greek ὄρυζα (óruza).

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hrís m (genitive singular hríss, no plural)

  1. rice
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