Grips

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Low German. Derived with the suffix -s from Middle Low German grīpen or grabben. These interrelated verbs are cognate with English gripe and grab respectively. For the semantics compare German begreifen (to understand).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁɪps/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Grips m (genitive Gripses or Grips, no plural)

  1. (informal) wit; intellect; understanding; nous

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