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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɔː/, [ˈʁɔːˀ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish raa, from Old Norse hrár.

Adjective[edit]

‎(neuter råt, definite and plural )

  1. raw (uncooked; untreated; rough or uneven)
  2. crude (being in a natural state; statistics: in an unanalyzed form)
  3. rough (crude; unrefined)
  4. coarse (not refined)
  5. brutal (crude or unfeeling in manner or speech)
  6. tough (rowdy or rough)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse .

Noun[edit]

 c (singular definite råen, plural indefinite råer)

  1. roe (deer, particularly the female)
Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

 c (singular definite råen, plural indefinite ræer)

  1. (nautical) yard
Inflection[edit]

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hrár.

Adjective[edit]

‎(neuter singular rått, definite singular and plural råe or , comparative råere, indefinite superlative råest, definite superlative råeste)

  1. raw
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse .

Noun[edit]

 m, f ‎(definite singular råa or råen, indefinite plural rær, definite plural rærne)

  1. (nautical) a yard (spar for a sail)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hrár.

Adjective[edit]

‎(neuter singular rått, definite singular and plural råe or , comparative råare, indefinite superlative råast, definite superlative råaste)

  1. raw
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse .

Noun[edit]

 f ‎(definite singular råa, indefinite plural rær, definite plural rærne)

  1. (nautical) a yard (spar for a sail)

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish rar, from Old Norse hrár, from Proto-Germanic *hrawaz, from Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂-.

Adjective[edit]

(comparative råare, superlative råast)

  1. raw (uncooked; untreated; rough or uneven)
  2. crude (being in a natural state; statistics: in an unanalyzed form)
  3. rough (crude; unrefined)
  4. coarse (not refined)
  5. brutal (crude or unfeeling in manner or speech)
  6. tough (rowdy or rough)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular råare råast
Neuter singular rått råare råast
Plural råa råare råast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 råe råare råaste
All råa råare råaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.
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Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate to German Rah, Rahe.

Noun[edit]

 c, n

  1. (nautical) a yard, a stick, a beam c
  2. a fairy (mythical being) c, n
  3. a roe, a female deer c, n
  4. a border (between two land properties) c, n
Declension[edit]
Inflection of
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rån rår rårna
Genitive rås råns rårs rårnas
Inflection of
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rået rån råna
Genitive rås råets råns rånas

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

  1. to have the strength, to be capable, to cause, to help, to decide, to rule; Alternative form of råda

Conjugation[edit]

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