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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English roo, ro, from Old English , rōw (quietness, quiet, rest), from Proto-Germanic *rōwō (quiet, rest), from Proto-Indo-European *ere(w)-, *rē(w)- (quiet). Cognate with Scots ro, ruve (peace, repose), German Ruhe (rest, peace, tranquility), Danish, Norwegian and Swedish ro (rest, peace, tranquility), Icelandic (tranquility, quietness).

NounEdit

roo (uncountable)

  1. (Britain dialectal or obsolete) Peace; quietness.
  2. (Britain dialectal) Rest; stillness.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

roo (plural roos)

  1. Clipping of kangaroo.
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ManxEdit

PronounEdit

roo

  1. third-person plural of rish
    to them

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English .

NounEdit

roo

  1. Alternative form of ro (roe deer)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English .

NounEdit

roo

  1. Alternative form of ro (serenity)

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VerbEdit

roo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of roer.

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TetumEdit

NounEdit

roo

  1. leaf