See also: ringá

GaroEdit

VerbEdit

ringa

  1. to drink

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Oceanic *linga (compare Fijian liga).

NounEdit

ringa (usually reduplicated as ringaringa)

  1. hand

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

ringa

  1. simple past of ringe (Verb 2)
  2. past participle of ringe (Verb 2)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hringa.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ringa (present tense ringar, past tense ringa, past participle ringa, passive infinitive ringast, present participle ringande, imperative ringa/ring)

  1. to form a circle, a ring
  2. to surround
  3. to put a ring on something

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

ringa (present tense ringer, past tense ringde, past participle ringt, passive infinitive ringast, present participle ringande, imperative ring)

  1. Alternative form of ringja

Further readingEdit


Old High GermanEdit

NounEdit

ringa

  1. nominative/accusative plural of ring

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

ringa

  1. inflection of ringar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish ringa, from Middle Low German ringe. Cognate with Danish ringe, Norwegian Bokmål ringe, German ring, gering and Dutch gering.

AdjectiveEdit

ringa

  1. small, little
    hennes ringa ålder
    her young age
    ringa stöld
    petty theft
    Jag har inte den ringaste aning
    I don't have the faintest idea
  2. low, simple, (through self-deprecation) modest, humble
    Han var av ringa börd
    He was of low birth
    min ringa uppfattning
    my humble (lowly) opinion
DeclensionEdit
Inflection of ringa
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular ringa ringare ringast
Neuter singular ringa ringare ringast
Plural ringa ringare ringast
Masculine plural3 ringe ringare ringast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 ringe ringare ringaste
All ringa ringare ringaste
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
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish ringia, ringa, from Old Norse hringja, from Proto-Germanic *hringijaną.Cognate with Danish ringe, Norwegian ringe or ringa, Old English hringan, English ring.

VerbEdit

ringa (present ringer, preterite ringde, supine ringt, imperative ring)

  1. to ring; to make a bell produce a sound
  2. (telephony) to ring; to make a sound as to indicate a call is waiting
  3. to ring; to telephone someone
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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish رینغه‎, from Italian aringa, from Medieval Latin harengus, from Proto-West Germanic *hāring.

NounEdit

ringa

  1. herring

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