ro-

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ro-

  1. Cois Fharraige form of ró-

Old Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸro-, from Proto-Indo-European *pro- (forth, forward), from the root *per- (to go forth, cross). Cognate with Ancient Greek πρό (pró), Latin prō, and Old English fram.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ro-

  1. indicates a perfective aspect
  2. indicates possibility or ability
    Synonym: con·icc
  3. sometimes used with the subjunctive mood with no clear change in meaning
  4. indicates that an adjective applies to a high degree: very
    ro- (very) + ‎bec (small) → ‎rubec (very small)
    ro- (very) + ‎már (large) → ‎romár (very large)
    ro- (very) + ‎ocus (near) → ‎ro-ocus (very near)

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See ro.

Prefix[edit]

ro-

  1. pre-

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