rață

See also: rata, ráta, ratā, and Rata

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Definite origin uncertain. Possibly a substratum word, akin to Albanian (*ratsa) rosë, or from South Slavic (compare Serbo-Croatian/Slovene raca, Serbian dialect race, Bulgarian rĕca ‎(rĕca)); compare also Friulian raze, Occitan rit, Hungarian réce, Romani ratsoy.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrat͡sə/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ță

NounEdit

rață f ‎(plural rațe, feminine equivalent rățoi)

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

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