ralo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from or related to Medieval Latin rallus. Compare English rail.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ralo m (plural ralos)

  1. tawny owl (Strix aluco)
    Synonyms: avelaiona, paxaro da morte

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese *rãelo, from a Proto-Galician ranello: ra +‎ -elo, "little frog". Cognate with Portuguese ralo.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ralo m (plural ralos)

  1. mole cricket (Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa)
    Synonym: grilo ceboleiro
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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese ralo, from Latin rallum (scraper).

Noun[edit]

ralo m (plural ralos)

  1. drain (hole allowing liquid to flow out of a container)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Portuguese ralo, from Latin rārus (rare). Doublet of raro.

Adjective[edit]

ralo m (feminine singular rala, masculine plural ralos, feminine plural ralas, comparable)

  1. sparse (few and far apart)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ralo m (plural ralos)

  1. (Portugal) mole cricket (any of the large burrowing crickets of the family Gryllotalpidae)
    Synonyms: grilo-toupeira, (Brazil) paquinha, (Brazil) cachorrinho-da-terra

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

ralo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of ralar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ordlo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /râlo/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧lo

Noun[edit]

rȁlo n (Cyrillic spelling ра̏ло)

  1. plow
  2. plowshare

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ordlo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rálo n

  1. plough

Inflection[edit]

Neuter, hard
nom. sing. rálo
gen. sing. rála
singular dual plural
nominative rálo ráli rála
accusative rálo ráli rála
genitive rála rál rál
dative rálu ráloma rálom
locative rálu rálih rálih
instrumental rálom ráloma ráli

Further reading[edit]

  • ralo”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish ralo, from Latin rārus. Doublet of raro.

Adjective[edit]

ralo (feminine rala, masculine plural ralos, feminine plural ralas)

  1. scarce, uncommon
  2. sparse