gros

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See also: Gros, gròs, grôs, grös, and groš

Alemannic German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą. Cognate with German Gras, Dutch gras, English grass, Icelandic gras.

Noun[edit]

gros n

  1. (Carcoforo) grass

References[edit]

  • “gros” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grossus. Compare Romanian gros.

Adjective[edit]

gros

  1. thick

Bavarian[edit]

Noun[edit]

gros ? 

  1. (Sauris) grass

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grossus, possibly ultimately of Germanic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gros (feminine grossa, masculine plural grossos, feminine plural grosses)

  1. big, large

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch gros, from Old French gros, from Latin grossus; gross sense probably directly from French.

Noun[edit]

gros n (plural grossen, diminutive grosje n)

  1. (countable) a gross; a dozen dozens, 144
  2. (uncountable) the bulk, largest part, largest proportion, majority
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Etymology 2[edit]

Cf. German Groschen and Latin grossus.

Noun[edit]

gros m (plural grossen, diminutive grosje n)

  1. groschen, a former German coin.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French gros, from Latin grossus, possibly ultimately of Germanic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gros (feminine singular grosse, masculine plural gros, feminine plural grosses)

  1. big, thick, fat
    Synonym: épais
  2. coarse, rough
  3. (Louisiana) famous

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Noun[edit]

gros m (plural gros)

  1. A person in overweight.

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: gro
  • English: Groswater
  • Spanish: gro

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Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese grosso. Cognate with Kabuverdianu grós.

Adjective[edit]

gros

  1. thick

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German grōz, from Old High German grōz, from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gros (comparative greser, superlative grest)

  1. big, large
    en groses Haus
    a big house
  2. (of a person) tall
    Er is en groser Mann.
    He is a tall man.

Declension[edit]

Declension of gros
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative gros gros gros grose
accusative grose gros gros grose
dative grose grose grose grose
Strong inflection nominative groser grose groses grose
accusative grose grose groses grose
dative grosem groser grosem grose

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Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gras, from Old High German gras, from Proto-West Germanic *gras, from Proto-Germanic *grasą (grass). Cognate with German Gras, English grass.

Noun[edit]

gros n

  1. grass

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French gros, from Latin grossus, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *grautaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Jersey)
    (file)

Adjective[edit]

gros m

  1. large

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grossus, possibly ultimately of Germanic origin.

Adjective[edit]

gros m (oblique and nominative feminine singular grose or grosse)

  1. big; large

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin grossus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gros m or n (feminine singular groasă, masculine plural groși, feminine and neuter plural groase)

  1. thick

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Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grọ̑s m inan

  1. A gross, 144.

Inflection[edit]

As the -s- is not pronounced, the stem really ends in a vowel, and is extended with -j- when endings are attached. In writing, the declension can be either soft (following the pronunciation) or hard (following the spelling).

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. grós
gen. sing. grósa
singular dual plural
nominative grós grósa grósi
accusative grós grósa gróse
genitive grósa grósov grósov
dative grósu grósoma grósom
locative grósu grósih grósih
instrumental grósom grósoma grósi

Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German gras, from Proto-West Germanic *gras.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

grōs n

  1. grass