ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Latin rōdere, from Proto-Indo-European *rōd-, contracted o-grade form of *reh₁d- (to gnaw, scrape, scratch).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈro.de.re/
  • Rhymes: -odere
  • Hyphenation: ró‧de‧re

VerbEdit

ródere (first-person singular present ródo, first-person singular past historic rósi, past participle róso, auxiliary avére)

  1. (transitive) to gnaw
    Synonyms: tritare, sgretolare, rosicchiare, rosicare, brucare, scarnire
  2. (transitive, also figuratively) to corrode
    Synonyms: logorare, consumare, corrodere, erodere, forare, intaccare, smangiare
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to anger or irritate [auxiliary avere]
    Synonyms: consumare, limare
    lo rodeva la gelosia
    the jealousy irritated him
    gli rode non essere stato invitato
    it angers him that he wasn't invited
  4. (transitive, literary or humorous) to eat in small bites
    Synonyms: sgranocchiare, mangiare

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

rōdēre

  1. second-person singular future passive indicative of rōdō

VerbEdit

rōdere

  1. inflection of rōdō:
    1. present active infinitive
    2. second-person singular present passive imperative/indicative