rato

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See also: RATO and Rato

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

rato (countable and uncountable, plural ratos)

  1. Alternative form of RATO (rocket-assisted takeoff)

Anagrams[edit]

'Are'are[edit]

Noun[edit]

rato

  1. sun

References[edit]

Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish rato.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rato m (plural ratos)

  1. (Castilianism) moment
    Synonym: estona

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

rato

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ratar

Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia eo
Rato en urba strato

Etymology[edit]

Probably of Romance origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrato]
  • Audio:
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  • Rhymes: -ato
  • Hyphenation: ra‧to

Noun[edit]

rato (accusative singular raton, plural ratoj, accusative plural ratojn)

  1. rat (any rodent of the genus Rattus)

Derived terms[edit]

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

13th century. Obscure. From a family of words common to most Romance and Germanic languages; the Germanic origin of this family of words is not universally accepted.[1] Compare English rat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rato m (plural ratos)

  1. mouse
  2. (computer hardware) mouse (input device used to move a pointer on the screen)
  3. saury (Scomberesox saurus)

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • rraton” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • rato” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • rato” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • rato” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Joan Coromines; José A. Pascual (1983–1991), “rata”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French râteau.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rato

  1. rake

References[edit]

  • Targète, Jean and Urciolo, Raphael G. Haitian Creole-English dictionary (1993; →ISBN)

Ido[edit]

rato (de speco Rattus rattus).

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Esperanto ratoEnglish ratFrench ratGerman RatteItalian rattoSpanish rata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rato (plural rati)

  1. rat

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin ratus, perfect passive participle of reor (to deem, judge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈra.to/
  • Rhymes: -ato
  • Hyphenation: rà‧to

Adjective[edit]

rato (feminine rata, masculine plural rati, feminine plural rate)

  1. (literary, rare) ratified, confirmed
  2. (canon law) valid, ratified, approved (of marriage)
    Antonyms: invalido, irrito
  3. (law, rare) Synonym of stipulato

Further reading[edit]

  • rato in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams[edit]

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ratō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of ratus

References[edit]

  • rato”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rato in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • rato in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *ratō, from Proto-Germanic *raþô, *ruttô, *rattaz (rat). See German Ratte.

Noun[edit]

rato m

  1. rat

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: ratte, rate

Portuguese[edit]

rato (Mus musculus)

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: -atu
  • Hyphenation: ra‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin rattus (rat), of Germanic origin. Cognate to Galician rato and Spanish ratón. Mostly displaced Old Galician-Portuguese mur. The computing term is a semantic loan from English mouse.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

rato m (plural ratos, feminine rata, feminine plural ratas)

  1. rat (any rodent of the genus Rattus)
  2. mouse (any rodent of the genus Mus)
    Synonym: (Brazil) camundongo
  3. (computer hardware, Portugal) mouse (input device used to move a pointer on the screen)
    Synonym: (Brazil) mouse
  4. burglar; petty thief (person who steals small objects)
    Synonyms: gatuno, ladrão
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin raptus, compare Spanish rato.

Noun[edit]

rato m (plural ratos)

  1. (Trás-os-Montes) while (a very short period of time)
    Synonyms: bocado, pouco

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

rato

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ratar

Further reading[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrato/ [ˈra.t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -ato
  • Syllabification: ra‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin raptus.

Noun[edit]

rato m (plural ratos)

  1. a while, bit (a short period of time)
    • 1997, Roberto Bolaño, “Henri Simon Leprince”, in Llamadas telefónicas [Last Evenings on Earth]:
      Durante tres meses, en los ratos libres que le deja el periódico y su labor clandestina escribe un poema de más de seiscientos versos en donde se sumerge en el misterio y en el martirio de los poetas menores.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
  2. time
    Pasó un buen rato viendo la película.
    He/She had a good time watching the movie.
    Me hizo pasar un mal rato.
    I had a terrible time because of him/her.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See rata, the modern term.

Noun[edit]

rato m (plural ratos, feminine rata, feminine plural ratas)

  1. (archaic) male rat

Further reading[edit]

Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rato (Jawiراتو⁩)

  1. a gust of wind
  2. a storm

References[edit]

  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh