gries

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via German Low German from Middle Low German grīs (grey). Cognate to standard German Greis (old man).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gries (comparative grieser, superlative am griesesten)

  1. (regional, northern and western Germany, rather rare) grey, greyish
    Bei all den griesen Wolken kann man ja depressiv werden...
    You could get depressive with all those grey clouds...

Synonyms[edit]

  • grau (the normal word)

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German Greis, Dutch grijs.

Adjective[edit]

gries (comparative grieser, superlative griesest)

  1. grey

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