gris

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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris

  1. gray, grey

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Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. grey

Noun[edit]

gris m ‎(uncountable)

  1. grey

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡriːs/, [ɡ̊ʁiːˀs]
  • Rhymes: -es

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse gríss.

Noun[edit]

gris c (singular definite grisen, plural indefinite grise)

  1. pig (mammal)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See grise ‎(to dirty, mess up).

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 Provençal, both from Frankish *gris, from Proto-Germanic *grisa ‎(grey). Akin to Old High German grīs ‎(grey) (German greis) and Dutch grijs ‎(grey). More at grizzle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. grey, gray

Derived terms[edit]

  • griser ‎(to go grey)

Noun[edit]

gris m ‎(plural gris)

  1. gray

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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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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French or Old Provençal, 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 (f grise, m plural gris, f plural grises)

  1. grey
  2. (Jersey) drunk

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • grisi ‎(to go grey)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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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]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

gris

  1. imperative of grise

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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 ‎(feminine grise)

  1. gray

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gris ‎(plural gris, comparable)

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

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Noun[edit]

gris m (uncountable)

  1. grey (the colour between white and black)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Old Provençal gris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gris m, f ‎(plural grises)

  1. grey, gray

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gríss.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gris

  1. a pig; mammal of the genus Sus
  2. a piglet; young of the pig
  3. a nasty or dirty person

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English grease

Noun[edit]

gris

  1. lipid (oil, fat, grease, etc)
  2. flattery
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:1 (translation here):
      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?”

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