gril

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English grille, from Old English gril (harsh), akin to German grell (offending the ear or eye, shrill, dazzling).

Adjective[edit]

gril (comparative more gril, superlative most gril)

  1. (obsolete) harsh; hard; severe; stern; rough

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for gril in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gril m

  1. grill, barbecue

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

gril

  1. cricket

References[edit]

  • Bartoli, Matteo Giulio (1906) Il Dalmatico: Resti di un’antica lingua romanza parlata da Veglia a Ragusa e sua collocazione nella Romània appenino-balcanica, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, published 2000

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣrɪl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gril
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Middle High German grille (cricket) (modern Grille). Perhaps the shift in sense is due to a conflation of crickets with earwigs, involving the popular myth of insects which crawl through the ears to lay eggs in the brain, altering a person's behaviour.

Noun[edit]

gril f or m (plural grillen, diminutive grilletje n)

  1. caprice, whim, impulse

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gril m (plural grils)

  1. Alternative form of grill

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gril m (plural grils)

  1. grill (for cooking)

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French greïl, graïl (gridiron), from graïlle (grate, grating), from Latin crātīcula (gridiron), diminutive of crātis (hurdle, wickerwork), from Proto-Indo-European *kor(ə)t-, *krāt- (to weave, twist, wattle; wicker).

Noun[edit]

gril m (plural grils)

  1. (Jersey) grill

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gril m (genitive singular grilu, nominative plural grily, genitive plural grilov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. grill, barbecue

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • gril in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French grille.

Noun[edit]

gril (definite accusative grili, plural griller)

  1. grill (barbecue)

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative gril
Definite accusative grili
Singular Plural
Nominative gril griller
Definite accusative grili grilleri
Dative grile grillere
Locative grilde grillerde
Ablative grilden grillerden
Genitive grilin grillerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular grilim grillerim
2nd singular grilin grillerin
3rd singular grili grilleri
1st plural grilimiz grillerimiz
2nd plural griliniz grilleriniz
3rd plural grilleri grilleri

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • gril in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English grill.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gril m (plural griliau)

  1. grill, broiler

Derived terms[edit]

  • grilio (to grill, to broil)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gril - ngril -
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “gril”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies