Oryza sativa (Common names)

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Names in common use


  • English: rice
  • German: Reis
  • Dutch: rijst
  • Swedish: ris
  • Danish: ris
  • Norwegian: ris
  • Icelandic: hrísgrjón


  • French: riz
  • Italian: riso
  • Spanish: arroz
  • Catalan: arròs
  • Portuguese: arroz
  • Romanian: orez


  • Russian: рис - ris
  • Polish: ryż
  • Czech: rýže
  • Slovak: ryža
  • Bulgarian: ориз - oriz
  • Croatian: riža, pirinač
  • Serb: пиринач, рижа
  • Slovenian: riž
  • Macedonian: ориз - oriz


  • Latvian: rīsi
  • Lithuanian: ryžis (singular), ryžiai (plural)
  • Albanian: oriz (orizi with the article)
  • Greek: ρύζι - rizi ; πιλάφι - pilafi
  • Turkish: pirinç
  • Maltese: ross (nc)
  • Hungarian: rizs
  • Finnish: riisi
  • Estonian: riis

Sources and commentaries

  • Greek
    • In katharevoussa: ὄρυζα, the grain being called ὀρύζιον. These are the only names given by Gennadios.