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]

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

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[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ringa

  1. simple, small, poor

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ringa
Indefinite/attributive 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 an attributive role.

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