See also: Ross and Roß

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

ross (uncountable)

  1. (US, dialect) The rough, scaly surface on the bark of trees.

VerbEdit

ross (third-person singular simple present rosses, present participle rossing, simple past and past participle rossed)

  1. (US, dialect, transitive) To divest of the ross, or rough, scaly surface.
    to ross bark

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ross (plural rosses)

  1. (Britain, dialect) A swamp.

AnagramsEdit


CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German ros, from Old High German ros, hros, from Proto-West Germanic *hross, from Proto-Germanic *hrussą (horse). Cognate with German Ross, English horse.

NounEdit

ross n (diminutive rössle)

  1. (Luserna) horse

ReferencesEdit

  • “ross” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

FaroeseEdit

 
føroyskt ross - Faroese horse

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hross, from Proto-Germanic *hursaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kers- (run).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ross n (genitive singular ross, plural ross)

  1. horse (Equus caballus)

DeclensionEdit

n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ross rossið ross rossini
Accusative ross rossið ross rossini
Dative rossi rossinum rossum rossunum
Genitive ross rossins rossa rossanna

HyponymsEdit


LombardEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Italian rosso, from Latin russus.

AdjectiveEdit

ross

  1. red

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic رُزّ(ruzz).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ross m

  1. rice