rás

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See also: ras, Ras, RAS, râs, rãs, rǡs, and răs-

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rás, from Proto-Germanic *rēsō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rás f (genitive singular rásar, plural rásir or ræsur)

  1. path (esp. for sheep)
  2. gait
  3. way, direction
  4. flock of flying birds
  5. broadcasting channel

Declension[edit]

Declension of rás
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rás rásin rásir rásirnar
accusative rás rásina rásir rásirnar
dative rás rásini rásum rásunum
genitive rásar rásarinnar rása rásanna
Declension of rás
f27 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rás rásin ræsur ræsurnar
accusative rás rásina ræsur ræsurnar
dative rás rásini rásum rásunum
genitive rásar rásarinnar rása rásanna

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rás, from Proto-Germanic *rēsō.

Noun[edit]

rás f (genitive singular rásar, nominative plural rásir)

  1. run, running
  2. speed
  3. flow (of water, etc., also figuratively of events, time, etc.)
  4. duct, channel (for something to run or flow through)
  5. channel (TV, radio, Wi-Fi, etc.)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

rás n (genitive singular ráss, nominative plural rás)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 1987, Svava Jakobsdóttir, Gunnlaðar saga, →ISBN, page 149:
      Snaran markaði honum stað og heyra mátti á óslitnu hófatakinu að hann hringsólaði um askinn en hrynjandin rofnaði öðru hvoru af snöggu og óþreyjufullu krafsi líkt og minningin um frjálst rásið um heiðina væri að leita út í trássi við vilja hans.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rás (a running, race), from Proto-Germanic *rēsō (a course).

Noun[edit]

rás m (genitive singular rása, nominative plural rásaí)

  1. race (contest)

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *rēsō.

Noun[edit]

rás f

  1. race, running
  2. course, channel
  3. company, host

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: rás
  • Faroese: rás
  • Middle English: ras, race (through merger with Middle English rees, res < Old English rǣs)

References[edit]

  • Zoëga, Geir T. (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic[1], Oxford: Clarendon Press