griep etymology

Dutch word griep comes from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrib-, Frankish *rampōn, Frankish *rampon, Spanish gripper, and later Proto-Germanic *grīpaną (To grab, grasp.)

Detailed word origin of griep

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*gʰrib- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*rampōn Frankish (frk)
*rampon Frankish (frk)
gripper Spanish (spa)
*grīpaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To grab, grasp.
*grīpan Frankish (frk)
grīpan Frankish (frk)
*gripan Frankish (frk) To grasp, grab.
ramper Old French (fro) To climb; to ascend; to go up.
*gripper Old French (fro)
ramper French (fra) To crawl, worm (along); to creep.
grippe French (fra) Influenza; flu.
griep Dutch (nld) The contagious viral disease influenza, flu.

Words with the same origin as griep

Descendants of *gʰrib-
aangrijpen begrijpen gribbelen grijpen grijpgraag
Descendants of *rampōn
oprijramp ramp romper
Descendants of gripper
vogelgriep