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)

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 Old High German grāo, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz. Compare English gray, grey.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grau (comparative grauer, superlative am grausten)

  1. grey, gray

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • gries (regional, fairly rare)

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Further reading[edit]

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

German Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German grau, Dutch grauw.

Adjective[edit]

grau (comparative grauer, superlative graust)

  1. grey

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Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German grāo, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz.

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              Menz
             Meergrien              Blau (Hellblau)              Blau
             Feilche              Rosch, Lila              Roserod

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese grao, graao, from Latin gradus, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰredʰ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɾaw/, [ˈɡɾaʊ̯]

  • Hyphenation: grau

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.