ro-

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ro-

  1. Cois Fharraige form of ró-

Old Irish[edit]

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
  3. sometimes used with the subjunctive mood with no clear change in meaning

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • Rudolf Thurneysen, A Grammar of Old Irish (Dublin, 1946), pp. 339–43

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See ro.

Prefix[edit]

ro-

  1. pre-

Derived terms[edit]


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