r.

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short for Latin recipe (take, imperative).

Verb[edit]

r.

  1. (medicine) Alternative form of , take, showing an instruction to take certain medicine according to the following instructions

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Originally from Latin r., abbreviating Latin rēgnāvit ([he/she/it] ruled), the third-person singular perfect active indicative of rēgnāre (to rule, to reign). Now often parsed as an abbreviation of English ruled or reigned.

Verb[edit]

r.

  1. Ruled, reigned, used to show that provided dates are the period of a ruler's authority rather than their birth and death.
    Byzantine emperor Manuel I Komnenos (r. 1143–1180)

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviations.

Adjective[edit]

r.

  1. Abbreviation of rare.
  2. Abbreviation of royal.
  3. Abbreviation of right.
    r. com. car. a.right common carotid artery

Noun[edit]

r. (plural rs.)

  1. (law) Abbreviation of rule.
  2. Abbreviation of ruble.
  3. Abbreviation of river.
    • 1868, “Russia: Introduction”, in Handbook for Travellers in Russia, Poland, and Finland, 2nd edition, London: John Murray, page 45:
      The paper-money in circulation is inconvertible, but has a forced currency. The notes represent 100 rubles; 50 rs., 25 rs., 10 rs., 5 rs., 3 rs., and 1 ruble, and are plainly stamped with their value.
Usage notes[edit]
  • (legal): This is the customary abbreviation of the term rule as used in legal citation. See, e.g., The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, Nineteenth Edition (2010), "Subdivisions", Table T16, p. 472-73.

German[edit]

Adverb[edit]

r.

  1. Abbreviation of rechts.

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

r.

  1. Abbreviation of rēgnāvit, he/she/it ruled, designating a date shows a ruler's period in authority rather than their birth and death
  2. Abbreviation of recipe, you must take, showing an instruction to take certain medicine according to the following instructions

Descendants[edit]

  • English: r.

Lithuanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

r.

  1. Abbreviation of rajonas (raion).

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɔk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔk

Noun[edit]

r. m inan

  1. Abbreviation of rok (year): yr
    Traktat w Verdun miał miejsce w 843 r.The Treaty of Verdun took place in 843.
Usage notes[edit]

Required after dates by most official guides.

See also[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

r. m inan

  1. Abbreviation of rodzaj (grammatical gender, genus, kind): g.
    Synonym: rodz.
    Polskie słowołąkajest r. żeń. (rodzaju żeńskiego)
    The Polish word “łąka” is of fem. g.

Further reading[edit]

  • r. in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • r. in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

r. (Cyrillic spelling р.)

  1. Abbreviation of razred (class).