rör

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See also: ror, rør, and ROR

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Danish rør, from Old Norse reyrr (whence also Icelandic reyr).

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Noun[edit]

rör n (genitive singular rörs, nominative plural rör)

  1. pipe, tube
  2. straw (to drink through)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Swedish rör, cognate with German Rohr, of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

rör n

  1. a reed, a cane, a straw (of some tall grasses, including sugar canes, rattan and bamboo)
    italienskt rör
    Arundo donax
    spanskt rör
    rattan
  2. a cane (used for walking)
  3. (music) a reed (on some woodwind instruments: clarinet, saxophone, oboe)
  4. a pipe (hollow tube), a tube
  5. a skate
  6. (electronics) a vacuum tube

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Verb[edit]

rör

  1. imperative of röra.
  2. present tense of röra.

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