Grieche

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German krieche, from Old High German chreah, from Proto-West Germanic *krēk, from Latin graecus. Cognate with Dutch Griek, English Greek. Forms with initial k- are found in most old Germanic languages, though they seem to have lasted longer in High German than elsewhere.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡriːçə/, [ˈɡʁiːçə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Grieche m (weak, genitive Griechen, plural Griechen)

  1. a Greek (person)
  2. a Greek restaurant

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Further reading[edit]

  • Grieche” in Duden online
  • Grieche” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache