grei

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese grey, gree, from Latin grex. Doublet of grea.[1]

Cognate with Portuguese grei and Spanish grey.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grei f (plural greis)

  1. association, society (group of people)
  2. (Christianity) parish (members of a church's congregation)
  3. (historical) group of vassals or subjects
  4. (literary) nation

References[edit]

  • grey” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • grey” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • grei” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • grei” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991) , “grey”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse greiðr.

Adjective[edit]

grei (masculine and feminine grei, neuter greit, definite singular and plural greie, comparative greiere, indefinite superlative greiest, definite superlative greieste)

  1. straight, easy
  2. clear, plain, obvious, straightforward
  3. nice, kind, good, good-natured

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse greiðr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grei (masculine and feminine grei, neuter greitt, definite singular and plural greie, comparative greiare, indefinite superlative greiast, definite superlative greiaste)

  1. simple, easy; straightforward
    Dette var ei grei oppgåve.
    This was an easy task.
  2. practical; useful, good; OK
    Er denne organiseringa grei?
    Is this setup good?
  3. nice, kind
    Dei er greie personar.
    They are nice people.

Verb[edit]

grei

  1. imperative of greia and greie

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gregis and grex.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡrej/, /ɡrɛj/
  • Hyphenation: grei

Noun[edit]

grei f (plural greis)

  1. small flock of livestock
  2. (figuratively) association; society (group of people)
  3. (Christianity) parish (members of a church's congregation)
  4. (historical) group of vassals or subjects
  5. (obsolete) a people

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