roo

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English roo, ro, from Old English , rōw ‎(quietness, quiet, rest), from Proto-Germanic *rōwō ‎(quiet, rest), from Proto-Indo-European *ere(w)-, *rē(w)- ‎(quiet). Cognate with Scots ro, ruve ‎(peace, repose), German Ruhe ‎(rest, peace, tranquility), Danish and Swedish ro ‎(rest, peace, tranquility), Icelandic ‎(tranquility, quietness).

Noun[edit]

roo ‎(uncountable)

  1. (Britain dialectal or obsolete) Peace; quietness.
  2. (Britain dialectal) Rest; stillness.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From kangaroo.

Noun[edit]

roo ‎(plural roos)

  1. Short form of kangaroo.
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Etymology 3[edit]

(Can we verify(+) this sense?)

Noun[edit]

Roo

  1. Quintana Roo, a state of Mexico.

Gooniyandi[edit]

Noun[edit]

roo

  1. excrement, faeces, shit

Manx[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

roo

  1. 3rd person plural of rish
    to them

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

roo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of roer

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

roo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of roer.

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Tetum[edit]

Noun[edit]

roo

  1. leaf