rato

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See also: RATO and Rato

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Acronym of rocket assisted take-off.

Noun[edit]

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rato (plural ratos)

  1. An auxiliary rocket engine in a detachable unit that provides extra power for the takeoff of an aircraft
  2. A takeoff assisted by such a unit
  3. JATO

Anagrams[edit]


'Are'are[edit]

Noun[edit]

rato

  1. sun

References[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈrato/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧to
  • Rhymes: -ato

Noun[edit]

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

  1. rat

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] Confer 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, 2006-2016.
  • 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. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991) , “rata”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN

Ido[edit]

rato (de speco Rattus rattus).

Noun[edit]

rato (plural rati)

  1. rat

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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

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

References[edit]

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

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ratō

  1. dative masculine singular of ratus
  2. dative neuter singular of ratus
  3. ablative masculine singular of ratus
  4. ablative neuter singular of ratus

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *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]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin rattus (rat), of Germanic origin. Cognate to Galician rato and Spanish ratón. Mostly displaced Old Portuguese mur.

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

Etymology 2[edit]

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

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrato/, [ˈra.t̪o]

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 quote)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From rata, this from Proto-Germanic *rattaz.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (archaic) male rat

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