ras

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See also: Ras, RAS, rás, râs, rãs, rǡs, and răs-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Amharic ራስ (rās, head).

Noun[edit]

ras (plural rases)

  1. An Ethiopian king or prince.

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raːs/, [ʁɑːˀs]

Verb[edit]

ras

  1. imperative of rase

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ras n (plural rassen, diminutive rasje n)

  1. race, breed
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch rasch, from Old Dutch *rasc, from Proto-Germanic *raskuz. Cognates include English rash, German rasch.

Adjective[edit]

ras (comparative rasser, superlative meest ras or rast)

  1. (dated) quick
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of ras
uninflected ras
inflected rasse
comparative rasser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial ras rasser het rast
het raste
indefinite m./f. sing. rasse rassere raste
n. sing. ras rasser raste
plural rasse rassere raste
definite rasse rassere raste
partitive ras rassers
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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Amharic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ras m (plural ras)

  1. ras

Etymology 2[edit]

Old French rés (remodelled after raser), itself from Latin rāsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ras (feminine singular rase, masculine plural ras, feminine plural rases)

  1. short
  2. close-cropped (of hair etc.)
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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Amharic ራስ (ras, head), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš- (head).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ras/, [r̺äs̪]
  • Stress: ràs
  • Hyphenation: ras

Noun[edit]

ras m (invariable)

  1. (historical) Title of the second-highest grade in the hierarchy of the Ethiopian Empire; ras
  2. (figuratively, pejorative) Any small local authority who exercises power despotically.
    1. A local boss of organized crime.
    2. (historical) A Fascist party official.

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Lithuanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ras

  1. third-person singular future tense of rasti.
  2. third-person plural future tense of rasti.

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

ras

  1. rafsi of grasu.

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَأْس (raʾs), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš- (head).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ras f (plural rjus)

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. beginning

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ras

  1. genitive plural of rasa

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rāsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ras (past participle of rade)

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Adjective[edit]

ras m, n (feminine singular rasă, masculine plural rași, feminine and neuter plural rase)

  1. shaved, shaven

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ras m (plural rases)

  1. evenness, levelness

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Swedish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rás (race), from Proto-Germanic *rēsō.

Noun[edit]

ras c

  1. a race (a large group of individuals of the same species set apart from others on the basis of a common heritage)
Declension[edit]
Declension of ras 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ras rasen raser raserna
Genitive ras rasens rasers rasernas
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ras n

  1. a collapse (of a building)
  2. a mudslide (geological disaster)
  3. a cave in, a collapse inward or downward
  4. a fall (of stock market values)
Declension[edit]
Declension of ras 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ras raset ras rasen
Genitive ras rasets ras rasens
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