raser

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: râser

Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

raser

  1. present of rase

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French raser, from Vulgar Latin *rāsāre, a frequentative verb formed from Latin rāsus, past participle of rādō, from Proto-Italic *razdō, from Proto-Indo-European *rh₁d-dʰ-, extended from *reh₁d- (to scrape, scratch, gnaw). Compare Italian rasare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁɑ.ze/, /ʁa.ze/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

raser

  1. (transitive) to shave
  2. (transitive) to brush, lightly touch
  3. (transitive) to raze (level to the ground)
  4. (transitive, familiar) to bore someone
    Le digne homme n'imagine pas combien il peut raser les élèves avec des propos de ce genre ; chez lui si sincères qu'ils découragent l'ironie.
    The worthy man can’t imagine how much he can bore his students the ideas of this genre; which according to him are so sincere that they discourage irony
    (Gide, Faux monnayeurs, 1925)

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

raser

  1. Alternative form of reiser

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

raser m

  1. indefinite plural of rase

Verb[edit]

raser

  1. imperative of rasere
  2. present of rase

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

raser

  1. imperative of rasera and rasere

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *rāsāre, from Latin rāsus, past participle of rādō.

Verb[edit]

raser

  1. to shave

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-st are modified to s, st. This verb has a stressed present stem res distinct from the unstressed stem ras. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: rase
  • French: raser
  • Norman: râser

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

raser

  1. indefinite plural of ras