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[edit]

Noun[edit]

ro c

  1. peace (tranquility, quiet, harmony)


This Norwegian entry was created from the translations listed at peace. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see ro in the Norwegian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


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:
Combining

pronoun

Prepositional

pronoun

Prepositional

pronoun (emphatic)

mi romham romhamsa
tu romhad romhadsa
e roimhe roimhesan
i roimhpe roimhpese
sinn romhainn romhainne
sibh romhaibh romhaibhse
iad 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]

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • 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]
See also[edit]

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. Mutated form of rho.