hrís

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hrís, from Proto-Germanic *hrīsą. Cognate with Faroese rís, Danish ris, Swedish ris, English rice, German Reis, Dutch rijs.

Noun[edit]

hrís n (genitive singular hríss, nominative plural hrís)

  1. brushwood
  2. dwarf birch (Betula nana)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek ὄρυζᾰ (óruza, rice).

Noun[edit]

hrís m (genitive singular hríss, no plural)

  1. rice
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