See also: ROT, Rot, rot, rot-, ròt, röt, rôt, rōt, and rőt

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rót (root), from Proto-Germanic *wrōts, from Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂ds (root); compare with English wort and the Latin rādīx (root). Cognate with the Icelandic rót; Old English rōt (whence the Middle English word root (the underground part of a plant) came, whence the English root came).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rót f (genitive singular rótar, plural røtur)

  1. root

DeclensionEdit

Declension of rót
f12 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rót rótin røtur røturnar
accusative rót rótina røtur røturnar
dative rót rótini rótum rótunum
genitive rótar rótarinnar róta rótanna

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

+‎ -t

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rót

  1. accusative singular of

IcelandicEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rót (root), from Proto-Germanic *wrōts, from Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂ds (root); compare with English wort and the Latin rādīx (root). Cognate with the Faroese rót; Old English rōt (whence the Middle English word root (the underground part of a plant) came, whence the English root came).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rót f (genitive singular rótar, nominative plural rætur)

  1. (botany) root
  2. the roots of something, the beginning or origin
    Rætur fjallsins eru grasi vaxnar.
    The foot of the mountain is covered with grass.
  3. (mathematics) root
  4. (linguistics) root
    Hvernig finnur maður rót nafnorða?
    How does one find the root of nouns?

DeclensionEdit

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Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rót m

  1. road
  2. highway

InflectionEdit

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative rót rótL róitL
Vocative róit rótL rótuH
Accusative rótN rótL rótuH
Genitive róitL rót rótN
Dative routL rótaib rótaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: ród
  • Manx: raad
  • Scottish Gaelic: rathad

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
rót
also rrót after a proclitic
rót
pronounced with /r(ʲ)-/
rót
also rrót after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wrōts.

NounEdit

rót f

  1. (literal and figurative senses) root

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *-rɔːc.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

rót (𣹕)

  1. to pour, to fill up