rau

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See also: Rau, râu, rãu, rău, and ra'u

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rau

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of raure
  2. second-person singular imperative form of raure

Fijian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

rau

  1. they two, those two

See also[edit]


German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rauh (dated, pre-reform orthography)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German rūch, from Old High German rūh, from Proto-Germanic *rūhwaz. More at rough.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rau (comparative rauer, superlative am rausten)

  1. rough
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 26/2010, page 125:
      Tiere, die in rauem Klima leben, sind oft klüger als ihre Artgenossen aus gemäßigten Breiten, das legen verschiedene Studien nahe.
      Several studies suggest that animals which live in rough climates are often smarter than members of the same species from moderate latitudes.

Further reading[edit]

  • rau in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German rūhe, from Old High German rūh, from Proto-Germanic *rūhaz. Cognate with German rau, Dutch ruig, English rough, West Frisian rûch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rau (masculine rauen, neuter raut, comparative méi rau, superlative am rausten)

  1. rough
    D'Schuel vun dësem Bam ass ganz rau.The bark of this tree is very rough.
  2. raw, harsh
    D'Antarktis huet e raue Klima.Antarctica has a harsh climate.
  3. hoarse, husky
    Si huet eng rau Stëmm.She has a husky voice.
  4. boorish, uncouth, rough
    Wat e raue Mann!What a boorish man!

Declension[edit]


Maori[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *rau, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dahun (compare Malay daun).

Noun[edit]

rau

  1. leaf

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ʀatus, from Proto-Austronesian *ʀaCus (compare Malay ratus).

Numeral[edit]

rau

  1. (cardinal) hundred

Mo[edit]

Noun[edit]

rau

  1. leaf

References[edit]

  • George W. Grace, Notes on the phonological history of the Austronesian languages of the Sarmi Coast, in Oceanic Linguistics (1971, 10:11-37)

Mori Bawah[edit]

Verb[edit]

rau

  1. (stative) to be over there, somewhere remote but at the same elevation as the speaker and hearer

References[edit]

  • The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar (2013, →ISBN, page 695-6

Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *rau, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dahun.

Noun[edit]

rau

  1. leaf

Sobei[edit]

Noun[edit]

rau

  1. leaf

References[edit]

  • George W. Grace, Notes on the phonological history of the Austronesian languages of the Sarmi Coast, in Oceanic Linguistics (1971, 10:11-37)

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *-raw.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rau

  1. greens, vegetables

Derived terms[edit]


White Hmong[edit]

White Hmong cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : rau

Numeral[edit]

rau

  1. six

References[edit]

  • Ernest E. Heimbach, White Hmong - English Dictionary (1979, SEAP Publications)