ringa

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Garo[edit]

Verb[edit]

ringa

  1. to drink

Maori[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ringa (usually reduplicated as ringaringa)

  1. hand

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ringa

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

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hringa.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  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

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Old High German[edit]

Noun[edit]

ringa

  1. nominative/accusative plural of ring

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ringa

  1. inflection of ringar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -²ɪŋa

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.

Adjective[edit]

ringa (comparative ringare, superlative ringast)

  1. small, little
    hennes ringa ålder
    her young age
    ringa stöld
    petty theft
    Jag har inte den ringaste aning
    I don't have the faintest idea
    ringa betydelse
    little importance
  2. low, simple, (through self-deprecation) modest, humble
    Han var av ringa börd
    He was of low birth
    min ringa uppfattning
    my humble (lowly) opinion
Declension[edit]
Inflection of ringa
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular ringa ringare ringast
Neuter singular ringa ringare ringast
Plural ringa ringare ringast
Masculine plural3 ringe 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.
3) Dated or archaic
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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 (present ringer, preterite ringde, supine ringt, imperative ring)

  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]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkishرینغه⁩, from Italian aringa, from Medieval Latin harengus, from Proto-West Germanic *hāring.

Noun[edit]

ringa

  1. herring

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