gris

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish gris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris inan

  1. gray, grey

See also[edit]

Colors in Basque · koloreak (layout · text)
     zuri      gris      beltz
             gorri              laranja; marroi              hori
                          berde             
                          oztin              urdin
             ubel              more              arrosa

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *gris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gris (feminine grisa, masculine plural grisos, feminine plural grises)

  1. grey

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris m (plural grisos)

  1. grey

See also[edit]

Colors in Catalan · colors (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      negre
             roig, vermell; carmesí              taronja; marró              groc; crema
             verd lima              verd             
             cian; xarxet              atzur              blau
             violat; indi              magenta; lila, porpra              rosa

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse gríss.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris c (singular definite grisen, plural indefinite grise)

  1. pig (mammal of the family Suidae)
    Synonym: svin
  2. porc (meat from a pig)
    Synonyms: grisekød, svin, svinekød
Inflection[edit]
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References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gris

  1. imperative of grise

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gris

  1. first-person singular present indicative of grissen
  2. imperative of grissen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French or Old Occitan, both from Frankish *grīs, from Proto-Germanic *grīsaz (grey). Akin to Old High German grīs (grey) (German greis) and Dutch grijs (grey). More at grizzle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gris (feminine singular grise, masculine plural gris, feminine plural grises)

  1. grey, gray
  2. (colloquial) drunk, tipsy
    • 1924, Emmanuel Bove, Mes Amis[1]:
      Si je n’avais pas été gris, je n’aurais certes pas étalé mes papiers. Ils ont dû ennuyer Billard.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris m (plural gris)

  1. gray

See also[edit]

Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      noir
             rouge; cramoisi              orange; brun              jaune; crème
             vert citron              vert              menthe
             cyan; bleu canard              azur              bleu
             violet; indigo              magenta; pourpre              rose

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese gris (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Old French gris, from Frankish *grīs, from Proto-Germanic *grīsaz (grey).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gris m (plural f)

  1. grey
  2. (archaic, of pelts) of squirrel

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • gris” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • gris” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • gris” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • gris” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • gris” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German greis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gris

  1. (in some dialects) grey

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse gríss, potentially from or related to Proto-Germanic *grīsaz (grey)

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris (plural grises)

  1. A young pig, grice
  2. The meat of such a pig.
  3. A boar
Descendants[edit]
  • English: grice (dialectal)
  • Scots: grice
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French gris.

Noun[edit]

gris (plural grises)

  1. Alternative form of grys

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French or Old Occitan, in either case from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz (grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰregʰwos (grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- (to glow, shine).

Adjective[edit]

gris m

  1. grey
  2. (Jersey) drunk

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse gríss

Noun[edit]

gris m (definite singular grisen, indefinite plural griser, definite plural grisene)

  1. a pig
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

gris

  1. imperative of grise

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris m (definite singular grisen, indefinite plural griser or grisar, definite plural grisene or grisane)

  1. pig

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Old French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gris m (oblique and nominative feminine singular grise)

  1. gray

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French gris, from Proto-Germanic *grēwaz (grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰregʰwos (grey), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- (to glow, shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gris

  1. grey (having a colour between white and black)

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Old Portuguese · coores, colores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro, preto
             vermello              castanno              amarelo
                          verde             
                                       azur
                          cardẽo              rosa

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese gris, from Old French gris, from Proto-Germanic *grīsaz (grey).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gris (plural gris, comparable)

  1. grey (having a colour between white and black)

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris m (uncountable)

  1. grey (the colour between white and black)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Occitan or Old Occitan gris, from Frankish *gris, from Proto-Germanic *grisa (grey), *grēwaz (grey).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡɾis/
  • Hyphenation: gris

Adjective[edit]

gris (plural grises)

  1. grey, gray
    materia grisgrey matter
Descendants[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris m (plural grises)

  1. grey, gray

See also[edit]

Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
     blanco      gris      negro
             rojo; carmín, carmesí              naranja, anaranjado; marrón              amarillo; crema
             lima              verde              menta
             cian; azul-petróleo              azur              azul
             violeta; añil, índigo              magenta; morado, púrpura              rosa

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gríss.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris c

  1. a pig; mammal of the genus Sus
  2. a piglet; young of the pig
  3. a nasty or dirty person
    Du är en riktig gris
    You are such a pig.

Declension[edit]

Declension of gris 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gris grisen grisar grisarna
Genitive gris grisens grisars grisarnas

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English grease

Noun[edit]

gris

  1. lipid (oil, fat, grease, etc)
  2. flattery
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 3:1:
      God, Bikpela i bin wokim olgeta animal, tasol i no gat wanpela bilong ol inap winim snek long tok gris. Na snek i askim meri olsem, “Ating God i tambuim yutupela long kaikai pikinini bilong olgeta diwai bilong gaden, a?”
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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