ra

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inflection of bie.

Verb[edit]

ra

  1. it fell (off)
  2. it tumbled, flopped
  3. it striked, punched, struck
  4. it rained (combined with shi (rain))
    Ra shi.
    It rained.
    (literally, “It fell rain.”)
  5. it snowed (combined with borë (snow))
    Ra borë.
    It snowed.
    (literally, “It fell snow.”)

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Borôro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ra

  1. bone

Chuukese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun[edit]

ra

  1. they
  2. they are

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēx, rēgem.

Noun[edit]

ra m

  1. king

Dutch[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • ree (obsolete, dialectal)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch ra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ra
  • Rhymes: -aː

Noun[edit]

ra f (plural ra's, diminutive raatje n)

  1. (nautical) spar (horizontal beam or pole of a ship's mastwork)

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Egyptian[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ra

  1. Manuel de Codage transliteration of rꜥ.

Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese rãa (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin rana.

Noun[edit]

ra f (plural ras)

  1. frog

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • rãa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • rãa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • ra” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • ra” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • ra” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ra

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Malagasy[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *daʀaq (compare Hiligaynon dugo, Ilocano dara, Indonesian darah, Malay darah, Maori tuto, Nauruan ara, Rapa Nui tuto, Tagalog dugo, Tahitian tuto, West Coast Bajau darag (red)).

Noun[edit]

ra

  1. blood

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَأَى(raʾā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ra (imperfect jara, past participle muri)

  1. to see

Conjugation[edit]

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English hrēaw.

Adjective[edit]

ra

  1. Alternative form of raw

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English .

Noun[edit]

ra

  1. Alternative form of ro (roe deer)

Nyunga[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ra

  1. clear plain

References[edit]

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Vietnamese 𦋦 (ra), from Proto-Vietic *-saː, cognate with Tho [Cuối Chăm] saː¹ and Muong tha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ra (𫥨, 𠚢, 𦋦)

  1. to go out, to leave
  2. to go northwards in Vietnam
    vào nam, ra bắc
    to go southwards and northwards
  3. to be released, to be out
Usage notes[edit]
  • Sometimes the verb đi ("to go") is used for emphasis when appended to ra, forming đi ra to mean "go even further out". However, this usage may vary from dialect to dialect.
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See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From French drap.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(classifier tấm) ra (𬙛)

  1. bed sheet

Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ráː], [rǽː] (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -ǽð

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hraðr.

Adjective[edit]

ra (comparative radänä, superlative radäst, neuter radt)

  1. Quick, early[1], close at hand, easy, handy; straight.[2]
    Hä var int radt dill å få.It could not be obtained soon.
    Hä jär radänä sagdt än gjohdt.It is easier said than done.
    radästä vajenthe closest way
    oradtnot near, not at hand, not easily or quickly done
Derived terms[edit]
  • rabädh ((crop) harvested in a short time)
  • radt (easy; readily at hand)
  • radt dill (convenient, handy, easily and quickly enforceable)
  • rafyri/rafuri/raförä (convenient to travel; which can quickly be fared; on which you can quickly travel)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse rǫð.

Noun[edit]

ra f (definite singular rada, plural rɑda)

  1. row, line, sequence
Related terms[edit]
  • rada (put in a row)
  • rɑda (control (a toboggan or sled) down a hill so that it does not overturn or swerve)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lundström, Stig, 1999, “rA snabbt, fort”, in Granömålet : en liten ordbok från en by i södra Västerbotten : omfattar i första hand ord som märkbart avviker från rikssvenskan, p. 39
  2. ^ Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Ra(d)”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 519

Winnebago[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Article[edit]

ra

  1. the (definite article)

Usage notes[edit]

The article follows the noun it modifies.

References[edit]

  • John E. Koontz, Winnebago, in The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia, page 317

Yapese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

ra

  1. (auxiliary) will; forms the future tense