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A lilac-crested roller (bird of the family Coraciidae), Coracias caudata.
 
A larger cricket roller.
 
A smaller cricket roller.

EtymologyEdit

roll +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

 
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roller (plural rollers)

  1. (heading) Anything that rolls.
    1. Any rotating cylindrical device that is part of a machine, especially one used to apply or reduce pressure.
    2. A person who rolls something, such as cigars or molten metal.
    3. (cricket) A large rolling device used to flatten the surface of the pitch.
    4. A cylindrical tool for applying paint or ink.
    5. An agricultural machine used for flattening land and breaking up lumps of earth.
    6. One of a set of small cylindrical tubes used to curl hair.
    7. A roller towel.
    8. A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.
    9. (cycling) One of a set of rolling cylinders allowing a rider to practise balance while training indoors.
    10. Any insect whose larva rolls up leaves, especially those in family Tortricidae.
    11. A dung beetle that rolls dung into balls.
    12. The cylinder snakes, small ground snakes of the genus Cylindrophis.
    13. (disc golf) A throw which involves the player throwing the disc in a way that makes it roll, by that being able to travel further than if thrown in the air. Only used on holes with open areas with short or no grass.
      He threw a beautiful roller that cut the corner perfectly and stopped just outside the circle.
  2. A long wide bandage used in surgery.
  3. A large, wide, curling wave that falls back on itself as it breaks on a coast.
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter IX, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
      He and Gerald usually challenged the rollers in a sponson canoe when Gerald was there for the weekend ; or, when Lansing came down, the two took long swims seaward or cruised about in Gerald's dory, clad in their swimming-suits ; and Selwyn's youth became renewed in a manner almost ridiculous, [].
  4. (heading) A bird.
    1. A breed or variety of roller pigeon that rolls (i.e. tumbles or somersaults) backwards (compare Penson roller, Birmingham roller, tumbler).
    2. Any of various aggressive birds, of the family Coraciidae, having bright blue wings and hooked beaks.
  5. (also written Roller) A car made by Rolls-Royce.
  6. A police patrol car or patrolman (rather than an unmarked police car or a detective)
  7. A padded surcingle that is used on horses for training and vaulting.
  8. (television, film) A roll of titles or (especially) credits played over film or video; television or film credits.
    • 2006, Clive James, North Face of Soho, Picador 2007, p. 69:
      I learned a lot from watching, but the part that I should have studied harder was the roller. The names of the writers went on for ever.
  9. (slang) A wheelchair user.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English roller.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

roller m (plural rollers)

  1. (countable) in-line skate, rollerblade
    Il a eu sa première paire de rollers à l'âge de 8 ans.
  2. (uncountable) skating (with inline skates).
    J'adore faire du roller au moment du coucher du soleil.

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HungarianEdit

 roller on Hungarian Wikipedia
 
roller

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Roller.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈrolːɛr]
  • Rhymes: -ɛr
  • Hyphenation: rol‧ler

NounEdit

roller (plural rollerek)

  1. kick scooter, push scooter, scooter (a small platform with two wheels that is propelled by a rider pushing off the ground)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative roller rollerek
accusative rollert rollereket
dative rollernek rollereknek
instrumental rollerrel rollerekkel
causal-final rollerért rollerekért
translative rollerré rollerekké
terminative rollerig rollerekig
essive-formal rollerként rollerekként
essive-modal
inessive rollerben rollerekben
superessive rolleren rollereken
adessive rollernél rollereknél
illative rollerbe rollerekbe
sublative rollerre rollerekre
allative rollerhez rollerekhez
elative rollerből rollerekből
delative rollerről rollerekről
ablative rollertől rollerektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
rolleré rollereké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
rolleréi rollerekéi
Possessive forms of roller
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. rollerem rollereim
rollerjeim
2nd person sing. rollered rollereid
rollerjeid
3rd person sing. rollere
rollerje
rollerei
rollerjei
1st person plural rollerünk rollereink
rollerjeink
2nd person plural rolleretek rollereitek
rollerjeitek
3rd person plural rollerük
rollerjük
rollereik
rollerjeik

or

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative roller rollerok
accusative rollert rollerokat
dative rollernak rolleroknak
instrumental rollerral rollerokkal
causal-final rollerért rollerokért
translative rollerrá rollerokká
terminative rollerig rollerokig
essive-formal rollerként rollerokként
essive-modal
inessive rollerban rollerokban
superessive rolleron rollerokon
adessive rollernál rolleroknál
illative rollerba rollerokba
sublative rollerra rollerokra
allative rollerhoz rollerokhoz
elative rollerból rollerokból
delative rollerról rollerokról
ablative rollertól rolleroktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
rolleré rolleroké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
rolleréi rollerokéi
Possessive forms of roller
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. rollerom rollerjaim
2nd person sing. rollerod rollerjaid
3rd person sing. rollerja rollerjai
1st person plural rollerunk rollerjaink
2nd person plural rollerotok rollerjaitok
3rd person plural rollerjuk rollerjaik

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN
  2. ^ roller in Tótfalusi, István. Magyar etimológiai nagyszótár (’Hungarian Comprehensive Dictionary of Etymology’). Budapest: Arcanum Adatbázis, 2001; Arcanum DVD Könyvtár →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • roller in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

roller m or f

  1. indefinite plural of rolle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

roller f

  1. indefinite plural of rolle

Old FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

roller

  1. to polish a helmet

Etymology 2Edit

see roeler

VerbEdit

roller

  1. Alternative form of roeler (to roll)

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-oll, *-olls, *-ollt are modified to ol, ous, out. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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NounEdit

roller m (plural rollers)

  1. roller skate (a boot with small wheels)

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

roller c

  1. a cylindrical, rolling tool for applying paint
  2. indefinite plural of roll

DeclensionEdit

Declension of roller 1
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative roller rollern rollers rollers
Genitive rollers rollerns rollers rollers