ringa

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Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *linga (compare Fijian liga).

Noun[edit]

ringa (usually reduplicated as ringaringa)

  1. hand

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ringa

  1. simple past of ringe (Verb 2)
  2. past participle of ringe (Verb 2)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hringja, hringa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ringa (present tense ringar, past tense ringa, past participle ringa, passive infinitive ringast, present participle ringande, imperative ring/ringa)

  1. to form a circle, a ring
  2. to surround
  3. to put a ring on something

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ringa (present tense ringer, past tense ringde, past participle ringt, passive infinitive ringast, present participle ringande, imperative ring)

  1. Alternative form of ringja

Further reading[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ringa

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of ringar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of ringar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of ringar.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish ringa, from Middle Low German ringe. Cognate with Danish ringe, Norwegian Bokmål ringe, German ring, gering and Dutch gering.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ringa

  1. simple, small, poor

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ringa
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular ringa ringare ringast
Neuter singular ringa ringare ringast
Plural ringa ringare ringast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 ringe ringare ringaste
All ringa ringare ringaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish ringia, ringa, from Old Norse hringja, from Proto-Germanic *hringijaną.Cognate with Danish ringe, Norwegian ringe or ringa, Old English hringan, English ring.

Verb[edit]

ringa

  1. to ring; to make a bell produce a sound
  2. (telephony) to ring; to make a sound as to indicate a call is waiting
  3. to ring; to telephone someone

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Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ringa

  1. herring