See also: ras, Ras, RAS, râs, rãs, rǡs, and răs-

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rás, from Proto-Germanic *rēsō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rás f (genitive singular rásar, plural rásir or ræsur)

  1. path (esp. for sheep)
  2. gait
  3. way, direction
  4. flock of flying birds
  5. broadcasting channel

DeclensionEdit

Declension of rás
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rás rásin rásir rásirnar
accusative rás rásina rásir rásirnar
dative rás rásini rásum rásunum
genitive rásar rásarinnar rása rásanna
Declension of rás
f27 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rás rásin ræsur ræsurnar
accusative rás rásina ræsur ræsurnar
dative rás rásini rásum rásunum
genitive rásar rásarinnar rása rásanna

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse rás, from Proto-Germanic *rēsō.

NounEdit

rás f (genitive singular rásar, nominative plural rásir)

  1. run, running
  2. speed
  3. flow (of water, etc., also figuratively of events, time, etc.)
  4. duct, channel (for something to run or flow through)
  5. channel (TV, radio, Wi-Fi, etc.)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

rás n (genitive singular ráss, nominative plural rás)

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DeclensionEdit

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rás (a running, race), from Proto-Germanic *rēsō (a course).

NounEdit

rás m (genitive singular rása, nominative plural rásaí)

  1. race (contest)

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *rēsō.

NounEdit

rás f

  1. race, running
  2. course, channel
  3. company, host

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: rás
  • Faroese: rás
  • Middle English: ras, race (through merger with Middle English rees, res < Old English rǣs)

ReferencesEdit

  • Zoëga, Geir T. (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press