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RICE

Posted by Johannes on 5 August 2008

Etymology of rice

Rice derives from the Italian riso, from the Latin oriza, which is a transliteration of the Greek oryza (rice).

In modern Greek.
α) ρύζι: rice [rizi]

 

Η λέξη rice (ρύζι) προέρχεται από το λατινικό oriza, το οποίο αποτελεί μεταγραφή του ελληνικού όρυζα.
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όρυζα (oryza) –> oriza –> riso –> rice
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