Reis

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See also: reis, reís, and réis

German[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German rīs, borrowed from Late Latin risum or risus, from Latin oriza, borrowed from Ancient Greek ὄρυζα (óruza) (Modern Greek όρυζα (óryza)). See also English rice.[1]

Noun[edit]

Reis m (genitive Reises, plural Reise)

  1. rice
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German rīs, from Old High German rīs, hrīs, from Proto-Germanic *hrīsą. Cognate with Dutch rijs, English rise, rice. More at rice (Etymology 2).

Noun[edit]

Reis n (genitive Reises, plural Reiser)

  1. shoot (of a plant)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

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Noun[edit]

Reis

  1. plural of Real