róa

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse róa, from Proto-Germanic *rōaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁reh₁-.

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róa (ri-verb, third-person singular past indicative reri or réri, supine róið)

  1. to row, to propel a vessel with oars
  2. to sail out to fish syn.
  3. to rock backwards and forwards syn.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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róa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative róaði, supine róað)

  1. (transitive, takes the accusative) to sooth, to calm
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