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

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Amharic ራስ (ras).

NounEdit

ras (plural rases)

  1. An Ethiopian king or prince.

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic رأس(raʾs, head(land)). Doublet of ras (Etymology 1) above.

NounEdit

ras (plural rases)

  1. A headland; a cape.
Usage notesEdit

Chiefly found in proper names.

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rāsus, past participle of rādere (scrape, shave).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ras (feminine rasa, masculine plural rasos, feminine plural rases)

  1. close-cropped, shorn
  2. smooth, flat, level
  3. level, full to the brim (of a container)
    una mesura rasa de farinaone level measure of flour

NounEdit

ras m (plural rasos)

  1. open country, the open
    al rasin the open

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Further readingEdit


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /raːs/, [ʁɑːˀs]

VerbEdit

ras

  1. imperative of rase

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rɑs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ras
  • Rhymes: -ɑs

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowing from French race.

NounEdit

ras n (plural rassen, diminutive rasje n)

  1. race, breed
Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: ras

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch rasch, from Old Dutch *rasc, from Proto-Germanic *raskuz. Cognates include English rash, German rasch.

AdjectiveEdit

ras (comparative rasser, superlative meest ras or rast)

  1. (dated) quick
InflectionEdit
Inflection of ras
uninflected ras
inflected rasse
comparative rasser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial ras rasser het rast
het raste
indefinite m./f. sing. rasse rassere raste
n. sing. ras rasser raste
plural rasse rassere raste
definite rasse rassere raste
partitive ras rassers
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FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Amharic.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ras m (plural ras)

  1. ras

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French rés (remodelled after raser), itself from Latin rāsus. Doublet of rez.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ras (feminine singular rase, masculine plural ras, feminine plural rases)

  1. short
  2. close-cropped (of hair etc.)
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch ras, from French race, from Middle French rasse "entirety of ancestors and descendants of the same family or people", from Italian razza (13th century), of uncertain origin (more at razza).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈras]
  • Hyphenation: ras

NounEdit

ras (plural ras-ras, first-person possessive rasku, second-person possessive rasmu, third-person possessive rasnya)

  1. race
    Synonym: rumpun bangsa

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Amharic ራስ (ras, head), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš- (head).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈras/
  • Hyphenation: ràs

NounEdit

ras m (invariable)

  1. (historical) Title of the second-highest grade in the hierarchy of the Ethiopian Empire; ras
  2. (figuratively, derogatory) any small local authority who exercises power despotically
  3. a local boss of organized crime
  4. (historical) a Fascist party official

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • negus
  • degiac (ethiopian commander of a unit equivalent to a regiment, composed of two to three thousand men)

LithuanianEdit

VerbEdit

ras

  1. third-person singular future of rasti
  2. third-person plural future of rasti

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch ras, from French race, from Middle French rasse "entirety of ancestors and descendants of the same family or people", from Italian razza (13th century), of uncertain origin (more at razza).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Johor-Riau) IPA(key): [ˈɾäs]

NounEdit

ras (Jawi spelling رس‎, plural ras-ras, informal 1st possessive rasku, impolite 2nd possessive rasmu, 3rd possessive rasnya)

  1. (Onomatopoeia) sound of a dry leaf being brushed.
  2. rope
    Ras kekang
    Head collar rope
    Synonym(s): tali
  3. race
    Ras Cina
    Chinese race
    Synonym(s): keturunan, puak, etnik, bangsa
Further readingEdit

MalteseEdit

Root
r-j-s
2 terms

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic رَأْس(raʾs). The word is masculine in standard Arabic, but the feminine is found in some dialects, so there is no need to assume influence by Sicilian testa (though this is not ruled out).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ras f (plural rjus)

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. beginning
  3. chief, leader
  4. top
  5. intellect

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ras, compare with the verb rase

NounEdit

ras n (definite singular raset, indefinite plural ras, definite plural rasa or rasene)

  1. an avalanche, landslide, landslip
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

ras

  1. imperative of rase

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ras, compare with rase

NounEdit

ras n (definite singular raset, indefinite plural ras, definite plural rasa)

  1. an avalanche, landslide, landslip

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ras

  1. genitive plural of rasa

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rāsus.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ras (past participle of rade)

  1. past participle of rade

AdjectiveEdit

ras m or n (feminine singular rasă, masculine plural rași, feminine and neuter plural rase)

  1. shaved, shaven

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From rasar, from raso (level).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ras m (plural rases)

  1. evenness, levelness

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

ras c

  1. a race (a large group of individuals of the same species set apart from others on the basis of a common heritage)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of ras 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ras rasen raser raserna
Genitive ras rasens rasers rasernas
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Verbal noun of rasa. Compare Danish and Norwegian ras.

NounEdit

ras n

  1. a collapse (of a building)
  2. a mudslide (geological disaster)
  3. a cave in, a collapse inward or downward
  4. a fall (of stock market values)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of ras 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ras raset ras rasen
Genitive ras rasets ras rasens
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

See also: roso and róso

AnagramsEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English race.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ras f (plural rasys, not mutable)

  1. race (contest)

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “ras”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ras n (impetuosity, hurry.)

NounEdit

ras n

  1. Hurry, urgency.
    Han gjol alltihopän fälut i ett rasHe completed all of it at once, without interruption.

Derived termsEdit