Last modified on 1 July 2014, at 11:46

rață

See also: rata

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Definite origin uncertain. Possibly substratum word, akin to Albanian rosë, or, from South Slavic (compare Serbo-Croatian/Slovene raca, Serbian dial. race, Bulgarian rĕca); compare also Friulian raze.

NounEdit

rață f (plural rațe)

  1. duck
  2. (slang) urinal (the portable glass one offered in hospitals, due to its shape)
  3. a folk dance
  4. the music which accompanies the folk dance of the same name.

DeclensionEdit