grau

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See also: Grau, grâu, and graŭ

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gradus.

Noun[edit]

grau m (plural graos)

  1. grade, degree
  2. degree (of temperature, pressure, angle)
  3. degree (award)
  4. year, form (of school)

Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grā, from Old High German grāo, from Proto-West Germanic *grāu. Cognate with German grau.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grau

  1. grey

See also[edit]

Colors in Bavarian · Foarbm (layout · text)
     weiß      grau      schwoarz
             roud/rood              oransch; braun              gejb/gölb
                          grea             
                          blau              blau
             lila, violett              lila              rosa

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gradus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grau m (plural graus)

  1. degree, level (an individual step, or stage, in any process or scale of values)
    • 2020 December 12, David Bueno, “10 coses que encara no sabem del cervell [10 things we still don't know about the brain]”, in Ara[1]:
      Tots els animals amb cervell tenen un cert grau de consciència.
      All animals with brains have a certain degree of consciousness.
  2. degree, extent (the amount that an entity possesses a certain property; relative intensity)
  3. (education) grade, year, form (a level of education)
  4. (education) degree (a stage of proficiency or qualification in a course of study)
  5. (physics) degree (a unit of measurement of temperature on any of several scales)
  6. (geometry) degree (a unit of measurement of angle)
    fer un gir de 180 grausto do a 180 (literally, “to make a turn of 180 degrees”)

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grā, from Old High German grāo, from Proto-West Germanic *grāu. Compare English gray, grey.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grau (strong nominative masculine singular grauer, comparative grauer, superlative am grauesten or am grausten)

  1. grey, gray
    Synonym: (regional, fairly rare) gries

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Further reading[edit]

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

German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German grāu, from Old Saxon grao. Cognate to German grau, Dutch grauw.

Adjective[edit]

grau (comparative grauer, superlative graust)

  1. grey

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Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grā, from Old High German grāo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grau (comparative grauer, superlative grauest)

  1. grey, gray
    Meer hon drei graue Katze.
    We have three grey cats.

See also[edit]

Colors in Hunsrik · Forrve (layout · text)
     Weis      Grau      Schwarz
             Rod              Ranschegelleb; Braun              Gelleb, Geel
             Grien (Hellgrien), (Neongrien)              Grien (Dunkelgrien)              Menz
             Meergrien              Blau (Hellblau)              Blau (Dunkelblau)
             Feilche              Rosch, Lila              Roserod

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese grao, graao, from Latin gradus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grau m (plural graus)

  1. degree (of temperature)
    A água congela a zero graus centígrados.
    Water freezes at 0 degrees Celsius.
  2. academic degree
  3. degree (of angle measure)
  4. (mathematics) degree of a polynomial

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grau

  1. Soft mutation of crau.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
crau grau nghrau chrau
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.