DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hrár, from Proto-Germanic *hrawaz, cognate with English raw, German roh.

AdjectiveEdit

(neuter råt, plural and definite singular attributive )

  1. raw (uncooked; untreated; rough or uneven)
  2. crude (being in a natural state; statistics: in an unanalyzed form)
  3. rough (crude; unrefined)
  4. coarse (not refined)
  5. brutal (crude or unfeeling in manner or speech)
  6. tough (rowdy or rough)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *raihô, *raihą, cognate with English roe, German Reh. Cf. Proto-Norse ᚱᚨᛇᚺᚨᚾ (raïhan) written on the 5th-century Caistor-by-Norwich astragalus.

NounEdit

 c (singular definite råen, plural indefinite råer)

  1. roe (deer, particularly the female)
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *rahō, cognate with Middle Low German , German Rah.

NounEdit

 c (singular definite råen, plural indefinite ræer)

  1. (nautical) yard
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hrár.

AdjectiveEdit

(neuter singular rått, definite singular and plural råe or , comparative råere, indefinite superlative råest, definite superlative råeste)

  1. raw
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse .

NounEdit

 m or f (definite singular råa or råen, indefinite plural rær, definite plural rærne)

  1. (nautical) a yard (spar for a sail)
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hrár, from Proto-Germanic *hrawaz. Akin to English raw and German roh.

Alternative formsEdit

  • raa (obsolete spelling)

AdjectiveEdit

(neuter singular rått, definite singular and plural or råe, comparative råare, indefinite superlative råast, definite superlative råaste)

  1. raw
  2. crude
  3. brutal
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse ráða, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaną (to decide, advice). Akin to English read.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

(present tense rår, past tense rådde, supine rådd or rådt, past participle rådd, present participle rådande, imperative )

  1. to rule, reign
  2. to advise
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

 
på eit seglskip (a sailing yard)

From Old Norse  f.

Alternative formsEdit

  • raa (obsolete typography)

NounEdit

 f (definite singular råa, indefinite plural rær, definite plural rærne)

  1. a thin rod used in a drying rack
  2. (nautical, sailing) a yard (spar for a sail)
  3. a borderstone or another object which is used to mark a border or boundary
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

 m (plural råen)

  1. a stock or stook of grain around a pole
    Synonym: kornstaur

Etymology 4Edit

 
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From Old Norse , from Proto-Norse ᚱᚨᛇᚺᚨᚾ (raïhan), from Proto-Germanic *raihô, *raihą (deer). Akin to English roe as in roe deer.

NounEdit

 f (definite singular råa, indefinite plural råer, definite plural råene)

  1. a female roe deer
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

Cognate with Swedish (fairy).

NounEdit

 f (definite singular råa, indefinite plural råer, definite plural råene)

  1. (folklore, rare) a wight
    Synonym: vette
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “rå” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • Skard, Matias (1901), “raa”, in Landsmaals-ordlista med rettleiding um skrivemaaten, Kristiania: Aschehoug, page 71
  • Ivar Aasen (1850), “Raa/raa”, in Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog, Oslo: Samlaget, published 2000

AnagramsEdit

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /roː/, [r̪oə̯]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish rar, from Old Norse hrár, from Proto-Germanic *hrawaz, from Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂-.

AdjectiveEdit

(comparative råare, superlative råast)

  1. raw (uncooked; untreated; rough or uneven)
  2. crude (being in a natural state; statistics: in an unanalyzed form)
  3. rough (crude; unrefined)
  4. coarse (not refined)
  5. brutal (crude or unfeeling in manner or speech)
  6. tough (rowdy or rough)
  7. (weather) moist and cold
    Synonym: råkall
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular råare råast
Neuter singular rått råare råast
Plural råa råare råast
Masculine plural3 råe råare råast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 råe råare råaste
All råa råare råaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse (sailyard, pole for drying fish), from Proto-Germanic *rahō, cognate with Middle Low German , German Rah.

NounEdit

 c

  1. (nautical) a yard, a stick, a beam
DeclensionEdit
Declension of  
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rån rår rårna
Genitive rås råns rårs rårnas

Etymology 3Edit

Apocope of råda

VerbEdit

(present rår, preterite rådde, supine rått, imperative )

  1. to have the strength, to be capable, to cause, to help, to decide, to rule; alternative form of råda
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • rå för (help (have control over))

Etymology 4Edit

Dialectal råd, rådi, from råda (to rule).

NounEdit

 c or n

  1. a fairy (mythical being)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of  
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rån rår rårna
Genitive rås råns rårs rårnas
Declension of  
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rået rån råna
Genitive rås råets råns rånas
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 5Edit

From Old Norse , from Proto-Germanic *raihô, *raihą, cognate to German Rah, Rahe.

NounEdit

 c or n

  1. a roe, a female deer
DeclensionEdit
Declension of  
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rån rår rårna
Genitive rås råns rårs rårnas
Declension of  
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rået rån råna
Genitive rås råets råns rånas
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 6Edit

From Old Norse (landmark).

NounEdit

 c or n

  1. a border (between two land properties)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of  
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rån rår rårna
Genitive rås råns rårs rårnas
Declension of  
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rået rån råna
Genitive rås råets råns rånas
Derived termsEdit