Catalan edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Latin rōbur (oak tree).

Noun edit

roure m (plural roures)

  1. oak
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From rou (dew).

Verb edit

roure (impersonal, third-person singular present rou, third-person singular preterite rogué, past participle rogut); root stress: (Central, Valencian, Balearic) /o/

  1. (dialectal Central) to rain lightly

Further reading edit

Old Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin rōdere (gnaw). Replaced in modern Catalan by rosegar.

Verb edit

roure (first-person singular present roc, past participle ros)

  1. to gnaw