roer

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

roer (??? please provide the plural!)

  1. A whip

Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

roer

  1. to gnaw (to bite something persistently)

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From ro (to row) +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /roːər/, [ˈʁoːˀɐ]

Noun[edit]

roer c (singular definite roeren, plural indefinite roere)

  1. rower
  2. oarsman, oarswoman
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See roe (beet, rutabaga, turnip).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /roːər/, [ˈʁoːɐ]

Noun[edit]

roer c

  1. plural indefinite of roe

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of earlier roeder, from Old Dutch *ruother, from Proto-Germanic *rōþrą.

Noun[edit]

roer n (plural roeren, diminutive roertje n)

  1. A rudder, device to steer a vessel
  2. (figuratively) (used absolutely, with the definite article: het roer) control
    aan het roer staan — to have (situation, etc.) under control, to be in charge

Verb[edit]

roer

  1. first-person singular present indicative of roeren
  2. imperative of roeren

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

roer

  1. An oarsman

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese roer, from Latin rōdere, present active infinitive of rōdō, from Proto-Indo-European *razd, extended form of *red (to gnaw, scrape, scratch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

roer (first-person singular present indicative roo, past participle roído)

  1. to gnaw
    "O rato está roendo." - The mouse is gnawing.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rōdere, present active infinitive of rōdō.

Verb[edit]

roer (first-person singular present roo, first-person singular preterite roí, past participle roído)

  1. to gnaw
  2. to pick at
  3. to wear down

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