ranu

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See also: ránu and rånü

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ranu

  1. (dialectal, informal) a French fry

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ranu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative ranu ranut
genitive ranun ranujen
partitive ranua ranuja
illative ranuun ranuihin
singular plural
nominative ranu ranut
accusative nom. ranu ranut
gen. ranun
genitive ranun ranujen
partitive ranua ranuja
inessive ranussa ranuissa
elative ranusta ranuista
illative ranuun ranuihin
adessive ranulla ranuilla
ablative ranulta ranuilta
allative ranulle ranuille
essive ranuna ranuina
translative ranuksi ranuiksi
instructive ranuin
abessive ranutta ranuitta
comitative ranuineen
Possessive forms of ranu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person ranuni ranumme
2nd person ranusi ranunne
3rd person ranunsa

Hiri Motu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Motu ranu, from Proto-Oceanic [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *danum, from Proto-Austronesian *daNum.

Noun[edit]

ranu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Comparative Austronesian Dictionary
  • Riall W. Nolan, Bushwalking in Papua New Guinea (1983), page 133

Javanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ranu

  1. lake

Malagasy[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Austronesian *daNum.

Noun[edit]

ranu

  1. (Bushi) water

References[edit]


Motu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic [Term?], from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *danum, from Proto-Austronesian *daNum.

Noun[edit]

ranu

  1. water

References[edit]

  • A Comparative Vocabulary of the Dialects of British New Guinea (1895)
  • Blust's Comparative Austronesian Dictionary

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈra.nu/
  • Rhymes: -anu
  • Syllabification: ra‧nu

Noun[edit]

ranu n

  1. dative singular of rano

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ranu

  1. inflection of ran:
    1. indefinite masculine/neuter dative/locative singular
    2. feminine accusative singular

Noun[edit]

ranu (Cyrillic spelling рану)

  1. accusative singular of rana

Wuvulu-Aua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Austronesian *daNum.

Noun[edit]

ranu

  1. (Aua) water

References[edit]

  • Comparative Austronesian Dictionary
  • Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia (1988): POC *dranum 'water' > PAd *dranu > Aua ranu, Wuvulu xanu