râu

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See also: rau, Rau, rãu, rău, and ra'u

Romanian[edit]

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  • rîu (old orthography)

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin rius (river), from Latin rīvus (brook, small stream), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rih₂wós, from *h₃reyh₂- (to flow; to move, set in motion) + *-wós.

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râu n (plural râuri)

  1. river

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *-soː.

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(classifier bộ) râu (, 𩅺, 𩭶, 𩯁)

  1. (of a man) beard
    cạo râu
    to shave one's facial hair
  2. (of an animal) whiskers
    vuốt râu hùm
    to "rub a tiger's whiskers" - to mess around with someone powerful or dangerous

Noun[edit]

(classifier sợi) râu (, 𩅺, 𩭶, 𩯁)

  1. (of a man) a hair of a beard
  2. (of an animal) a whisker

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