roo

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English roo, ro, from Old English , rōw (quietness, quiet, rest), from Proto-Germanic *rōwō (quiet, rest), from Proto-Indo-European *ere(w)-, *rē(w)- (quiet). Cognate with Scots ro, ruve (peace, repose), German Ruhe (rest, peace, tranquility), Danish and Swedish ro (rest, peace, tranquility), Icelandic (tranquility, quietness).

Noun[edit]

roo (uncountable)

  1. (UK dialectal or obsolete) Peace; quietness.
  2. (UK dialectal) Rest; stillness.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From kangaroo.

Noun[edit]

roo (plural roos)

  1. Short form of kangaroo.
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Abbreviation[edit]

ROO

  1. Quintana Roo, a state of Mexico.

Gooniyandi[edit]

Noun[edit]

roo

  1. excrement, faeces, shit

Manx[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

roo

  1. 3rd person plural of rish
    to them

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

roo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of roer

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

roo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of roer.

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Tetum[edit]

Noun[edit]

roo

  1. leaf