See also: Resh

English

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Etymology

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From Proto-Semitic *raʾš- (head). Doublet of ras (Ethiopian king) and ras (headland), and related to reis.

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Noun

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resh (plural reshes)

  1. The twentieth letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others). It is homologous with Greek rho and Latin r.

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Albanian

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Etymology

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From Proto-Albanian *rāšja, from *rōs-i̯e/o, denominative of Proto-Indo-European *h₁rṓs (compare Old English rǣs (running, race), Latin rorarii (skirmishers), Ancient Greek ἐρωή (erōḗ, quick motion, rush)). Alternatively, a secondary formation from rashë (fell, struck).

Verb

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resh (aorist resha, participle reshur)

  1. to precipitate, fall (rain, snow, etc.)
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