raser

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Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

raser

  1. present tense 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.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    (Gide, Faux monnayeurs, 1925)

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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 tense 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.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

raser

  1. indefinite plural of ras