See also: Roop

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English ropen (to cry out), from Old English hrōpan (to shout, proclaim; cry out, scream, howl), from Proto-Germanic *hrōpaną (to call, shout, cry), from Proto-Indo-European *ker-, *kor- (to caw, crow). Cognate with Scots roup (to shout, roar, cry out loudly), Saterland Frisian roupe (to call, shout), Dutch roepen (to shout, cry out), German rufen (to call, cry, shout), Swedish ropa (to call, cry out, shout), Icelandic hrópa (to cry out).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

roop (third-person singular simple present roops, present participle rooping, simple past and past participle rooped)

  1. (intransitive) To cry; shout.
  2. (intransitive, Britain dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To roar; make a great noise.
  3. (transitive, usually with up) To make hoarse.
    I am rooped up.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

roop (plural roops)

  1. Hoarseness.

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

roop

  1. Alternative form of rop (rope)

SemaiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Aslian *ruəm ~ *ruəp (friend), from Proto-Mon-Khmer *rum ~ *ruum ~ *ruəm (to assemble).

NounEdit

roop [1]

  1. companion; friend

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Basrim bin Ngah Aching (2008) Kamus Engròq Semay – Engròq Malaysia, Kamus Bahasa Semai – Bahasa Malaysia, Bangi: Institut Alam dan Tamadun Melayu, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hrópa, from Proto-Germanic *hrōpaną.

VerbEdit

roop (preterite rooft, supine rofft)

  1. to cry out, call, shout