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ro

CatalanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ro f (plural ros)

  1. Rho; the Greek letter Ρ (lowercase ρ).

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse (rest) (whence also the Icelandic (calm, rest, tranquillity)).

NounEdit

ro c (singular definite roen, not used in plural form)

  1. calmness

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse róa (row), from Proto-Germanic *rōaną (to row), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁reh₁-.

VerbEdit

ro (imperative ro, infinitive at ro, present tense ror, past tense roede, past participle er/har roet)

  1. row (using oars)

EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

ro (accusative singular ro-on, plural ro-oj, accusative plural ro-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter R/r.

See alsoEdit


GilberteseEdit

NounEdit

ro

  1. dark.

GuaraníEdit

ro

AdjectiveEdit

ro

  1. bitter

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ro

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

LojbanEdit

CmavoEdit

ro (rafsi rol)

  1. each, all
    xu ro lo rozgu cu xunre [1]
    Is every rose red?
    mi nelci ro lo mlatu [2]
    I like all cats.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BPFK Section: gadri by xorxes. on the LLG website.
  2. ^ Lojban for Beginners, Chapter 4, §4 (Quantities)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse

NounEdit

ro m, f (definite singular roen or roa)

  1. peace, tranquility, quiet
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse róa

VerbEdit

ro (imperative ro, present tense ror, simple past rodde, past participle rodd, present participle roende)

  1. to row (a boat)
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse

NounEdit

ro f (definite singular roa)

  1. peace, tranquility, quiet

AntonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish ro, from Proto-Celtic *ɸro, from Proto-Indo-European *pro. Cognate with Old Welsh ry, Latin pro.

AdverbEdit

ro

  1. very, too, much, exceedingly
    • ro-bheag - too little
    • le ro-aire - with great care
    • ro mhath - very good
    • Tha e ro fhuar. - It is too cold.
    • ro aire - great attention
    • Is tu an Dia ro mhòr. - Thou art the very great God.
    • Chan eil mi ro chinnteach. I am not too sure.
    • Tha e ro bhochd. - He is very sick (or poor).
    • Chan eil e ro thogarrach. - He is not excessively willing.
    • ro sgairteil - very active
    • ro shleamhainn - very slippery
    • Bu ro chaomh leam tighinn. - I should very much like to come.

PrepositionEdit

ro

  1. before
    Thigibh ro chòig uairean. - Come before five o'clock.

Derived termsEdit

  • The following prepositional pronouns:
Person Number Prepositional pronoun Prepositional pronoun (emphatic)
Singular 1st romham romhamsa
2nd romhad romhadsa
3rd m roimhe roimhesan
3rd f roimhpe roimhpese
Plural 1st romhainn romhainne
2nd romhaibh romhaibhse
3rd romhpa romhpasan

Usage notesEdit

  • Used as a prefix to adjectives, and supplying the place of a superlative.
  • Lenites the first letter of the following word except if it starts with l, n or r, or by s followed by any consonant except l, n or r.

ReferencesEdit

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

ro f (plural ros)

  1. rho; the Greek letter Ρ, ρ

SynonymsEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse róa, from Proto-Germanic *rōaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁reh₁-.

VerbEdit

ro

  1. to row; to transport oneself in a small boat, with help of oars
ConjugationEdit
Related termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish ro (rest), German ruhe with a secondary meaning in Danish and Swedish of entertainment, pastime (during the rest).[1]

NounEdit

ro c (uncountable)

  1. calmness, quiet, peace
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2. ro in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ro

  1. Soft mutation of rho.