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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ro-

  1. Cois Fharraige form of ró-

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *ɸro, from Proto-Indo-European *pro ‎(forth, forward), from the root *per- ‎(to go forth, cross). Cognate with Ancient Greek πρό ‎(pró), Latin prō, and Old English fram.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ro-

  1. indicates a perfective aspect
  2. indicates possibility or ability
  3. sometimes used with the subjunctive mood with no clear change in meaning

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  • Rudolf Thurneysen, A Grammar of Old Irish (Dublin, 1946), pp. 339–43

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

See ro.

PrefixEdit

ro-

  1. pre-

Derived termsEdit


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