ro

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Catalan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ro f (plural ros)

  1. Rho; the Greek letter Ρ (lowercase ρ).

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse (rest) (whence also the Icelandic (calm, rest, tranquillity)).

Noun[edit]

ro c (singular definite roen, not used in plural form)

  1. calmness

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse róa (row), from Proto-Germanic *rōaną (to row), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁reh₁-.

Verb[edit]

ro (imperative ro, infinitive at ro, present tense ror, past tense roede, past participle er/har roet)

  1. row (using oars)

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

ro (plural ro-oj, accusative singular ro-on, accusative plural ro-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter R/r.

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Gilbertese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ro

  1. dark.

Guaraní[edit]

ro

Adjective[edit]

ro

  1. bitter

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ro

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

ro (rafsi rol)

  1. each, all
    xu ro lo rozgu cu xunre [1]
    Is every rose red?
    mi nelci ro lo mlatu [2]
    I like all cats.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BPFK Section: gadri by xorxes. on the LLG website.
  2. ^ Lojban for Beginners, Chapter 4, §4 (Quantities)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse

Noun[edit]

ro m, f (definite singular roen or roa)

  1. peace, tranquility, quiet
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse róa

Verb[edit]

ro (imperative ro, present tense ror, simple past rodde, past participle rodd, present participle roende)

  1. to row (a boat)
Derived terms[edit]

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse

Noun[edit]

ro f (definite singular roa)

  1. peace, tranquility, quiet

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ro, from Proto-Celtic *ɸro, from Proto-Indo-European *pro. Cognate with Old Welsh ry, Latin pro.

Adverb[edit]

ro

  1. very, too, much, exceedingly
    • ro-bheag - too little
    • le ro-aire - with great care
    • ro mhath - very good
    • Tha e ro fhuar. - It is too cold.
    • ro aire - great attention
    • Is tu an Dia ro mhòr. - Thou art the very great God.
    • Chan eil mi ro chinnteach. I am not too sure.
    • Tha e ro bhochd. - He is very sick (or poor).
    • Chan eil e ro thogarrach. - He is not excessively willing.
    • ro sgairteil - very active
    • ro shleamhainn - very slippery
    • Bu ro chaomh leam tighinn. - I should very much like to come.

Preposition[edit]

ro

  1. before
    Thigibh ro chòig uairean. - Come before five o'clock.

Derived terms[edit]

  • The following prepositional pronouns:
Person Number Prepositional pronoun Prepositional pronoun (emphatic)
Singular 1st romham romhamsa
2nd romhad romhadsa
3rd m roimhe roimhesan
3rd f roimhpe roimhpese
Plural 1st romhainn romhainne
2nd romhaibh romhaibhse
3rd romhpa romhpasan

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used as a prefix to adjectives, and supplying the place of a superlative.
  • Lenites the first letter of the following word except if it starts with l, n or r, or by s followed by any consonant except l, n or r.

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ro f (plural ros)

  1. rho; the Greek letter Ρ, ρ

Synonyms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

ro

  1. to row; to transport oneself in a small boat, with help of oars
Conjugation[edit]
Related terms[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish ro (rest), German ruhe with a secondary meaning in Danish and Swedish of entertainment, pastime (during the rest).[1]

Noun[edit]

ro c (uncountable)

  1. calmness, quiet, peace
Declension[edit]
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2. ro in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ro

  1. Soft mutation of rho.