gras

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See also: Gras, GRAS, graś, grás, grãs, and gräs

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch gras.

Noun[edit]

gras (plural grasse)

  1. grass

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin grassus, from Latin crassus. Compare Romanian gras.

Adjective[edit]

gras (feminine grasã, masculine plural grash, feminine plural grasi/grase)

  1. fat

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grassus, from Latin crassus.

Adjective[edit]

gras (feminine grassa, masculine plural grassos, feminine plural grasses)

  1. fat
  2. fatty

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gras, from Old Dutch *gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁- (to grow).

Noun[edit]

gras n (plural grassen, diminutive grasje n)

  1. grass

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (to grow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gras n (genitive singular gras, plural grøs)

  1. grass

Declension[edit]

n12 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gras grasið grøs grøsini
Accusative gras grasið grøs grøsini
Dative grasi grasinum grøsum grøsunum
Genitive gras grasins grasa grasanna

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *grassus from Latin crassus; cf. the Old French form cras. Doublet of crasse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gras (feminine singular grasse, masculine plural gras, feminine plural grasses)

  1. fat
  2. (typography) bold

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gras m (plural gras)

  1. fat (animal tissue or substance resembling it)

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin grassus, from Latin crassus.

Adjective[edit]

gras

  1. fat

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

gras

  1. Imperative singular of grasen.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of grasen.

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

gras

  1. Romanization of 𐌲𐍂𐌰𐍃

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (to grow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gras n (genitive singular grass, nominative plural grös)

  1. grass
    • Isaiah 40 (Icelandic, English)
      Heyr, einhver segir: "Kalla þú!" Og ég svara: "Hvað skal ég kalla?" "Allt hold er gras og allur yndisleikur þess sem blóm vallarins. Grasið visnar, blómin fölna, þegar Drottinn andar á þau. Sannlega, mennirnir eru gras. Grasið visnar, blómin fölna, en orð Guðs vors stendur stöðugt eilíflega."
      A voice says, "Cry out." And I said, "What shall I cry?" "All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field. The grass withers and the flowers fall, because the breath of the LORD blows on them. Surely the people are grass. The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever."
  2. (in the plural) Icelandic moss
  3. (slang) grass, marijuana

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁- (to grow).

Noun[edit]

gras n

  1. grass

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • gras”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • gras”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *grassus, from Latin crassus.

Adjective[edit]

gras m

  1. (Jersey) fat

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gras

Noun[edit]

gras n (definite singular graset, indefinite plural gras, definite plural grasa or grasene)

  1. alternative form of gress

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gras. Akin to English grass.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gras n (definite singular graset, indefinite plural gras, definite plural grasa)

  1. grass

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *grasą (grass), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰreh₁- (to grow). Cognate with Old English græs, gærs, Old Frisian gres, gers, Old Saxon gras, Old High German gras, Gothic 𐌲𐍂𐌰𐍃 (gras).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈɡrɑs/

Noun[edit]

gras n (genitive grass, plural grǫs)

  1. grass, herbage
    • Vǫluspá, verse 3, lines 7-8, in 1860, T. Möbius, Edda Sæmundar hins fróða: mit einem Anhang zum Theil bisher ungedruckter Gedichte. Leipzig, page 1:
      [] gap var ginnunga, / en gras hvergi.
      [] gap was of void, / but grass nowhere.
  2. (especially in the plural) a herb, usually with special powers
    • Stjórn 51, in 1862, C. R. Unger, Stjórn: gammelnorsk Bibelhistorie: fra Verdens Skabelse til det babyloniske Fangenskab. Christiania, page 175:
      [] fann hann þau grös sem manndragore heita, []
      [] he found the herb that was called mandrake, []

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Nynorsk: gras n
  • Swedish: gräs n

References[edit]

  • gras in An Icelandic-English Dictionary, R. Cleasby and G. Vigfússon, Clarendon Press, 1874, at Internet Archive.
  • gras in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *grasą, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (to grow). Compare Old English græs, Old Frisian gres, Old High German gras, Old Norse gras, Gothic 𐌲𐍂𐌰𐍃 (gras).

Noun[edit]

gras n

  1. grass

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *grassus, from Latin crassus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gras m, n (feminine singular grasă, masculine plural grași, feminine and neuter plural grase)

  1. fat

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English grass

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gras

  1. grass; vegetation
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:11 (translation here):
      Bihain God i tok olsem, “Graun i mas kamapim ol kain kain diwai na gras na kaikai samting.”
    • Then God said "The land must give forth all kinds of trees and grass and foodstuffs."
  2. fur, hair

Derived terms[edit]

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