griep

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French grippe, from gripper (to seize, snatch), from Frankish *grīpan, from Proto-Germanic *grīpaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreyb- (to grab, grasp). Cognate with Dutch grijpen, German Grippe (flu), English grippe.

Noun[edit]

griep f, m (uncountable, diminutive griepje n)

  1. The contagious viral disease influenza, flu

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