romo

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Hausa[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɽóː.móː/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ɽóː.móː]

Noun[edit]

rōmō m (possessed form rōmon)

  1. broth, soup

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Javanese rama (father), from Old Javanese rāma (father), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *amax (father), from Proto-Austronesian *amax (father). Semantic loan from Portuguese padre (priest, literally father).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈromo/, [ˈrɔmɔ]
  • Hyphenation: ro‧mo

Noun[edit]

romo (first-person possessive romoku, second-person possessive romomu, third-person possessive romonya)

  1. (Catholicism) priest
    Synonym: pastor

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rama (KBBI standard)

Further reading[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈromo/, [ˈro.mo]
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin rhombus, from Ancient Greek ῥόμβος (rhómbos).

Adjective[edit]

romo (feminine roma, masculine plural romos, feminine plural romas)

  1. blunt, dull
Derived terms[edit]
  • arromar (to (make) blunt, dull)

Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

A loanblend from the English rum, absorbed into the Spanish lexicon unique to Belize.[1]

Noun[edit]

romo m (plural romos)

  1. (Belize) rum
Synonym: ron

References[edit]

  1. ^ Timothy W. Hagerty (1996), “Chapter 7: The Influence of English on the Spanish Language of Belize”, in Michael D. Phillips, editor, Belize: Selected Proceedings from the Second Interdisciplinary Conference, University Press of America, →ISBN, page 136