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From a Slavic language (compare with Serbo-Croatian ogrozd, Slovak egreše, Czech angrešt), from Italian agresto (juice of sour grapes, verjuice) (or directly) from Latin agrestis (rustic, wild), from ager (field, farm).


  • IPA(key): [ˈɛɡrɛʃ]
  • Hyphenation: eg‧res


egres (plural egresek)

  1. gooseberry

Usage notes[edit]

The official name is egres. The synonyms are also widely used in different regions of Hungary.


Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative egres egresek
accusative egrest egreseket
dative egresnek egreseknek
instrumental egressel egresekkel
causal-final egresért egresekért
translative egressé egresekké
terminative egresig egresekig
essive-formal egresként egresekként
inessive egresben egresekben
superessive egresen egreseken
adessive egresnél egreseknél
illative egresbe egresekbe
sublative egresre egresekre
allative egreshez egresekhez
elative egresből egresekből
delative egresről egresekről
ablative egrestől egresektől
Possessive forms of egres
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. egresem egreseim
2nd person sing. egresed egreseid
3rd person sing. egrese egresei
1st person plural egresünk egreseink
2nd person plural egresetek egreseitek
3rd person plural egresük egreseik