roop

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English ropen, from Old English hrōpan ‎(to shout, proclaim; cry out, scream, howl), from Proto-Germanic *hrōpaną ‎(to call, shout, cry), from Proto-Indo-European *ker-, *kor- ‎(to caw, crow). Cognate with Scots roup ‎(to shout, roar, cry out loudly), Saterland Frisian ropa ‎(to call, shout), Dutch roepen ‎(to shout, cry out), German rufen ‎(to call, cry, shout), Swedish ropa ‎(to call, cry out, shout), Icelandic hrópa ‎(to cry out).

Verb[edit]

roop ‎(third-person singular simple present roops, present participle rooping, simple past and past participle rooped)

  1. (intransitive) To cry; shout.
  2. (intransitive, UK_, dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To roar; make a great noise.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English rop, from Old English hrōp ‎(clamor, lamentation), from Proto-Germanic *hrōpaz, *hrōpą ‎(shout, cry), from Proto-Indo-European *ker-, *kor- ‎(to caw, crow). Cognate with Dutch roep ‎(a call, cry, shout), German Ruf ‎(a call, cry, reputation), Swedish rop ‎(call, cry, shout).

Noun[edit]

roop ‎(plural roops)

  1. A cry; a call.
  2. Hoarseness.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From roop ‎(hoarseness).

Verb[edit]

roop ‎(third-person singular simple present roops, present participle rooping, simple past and past participle rooped)

  1. (transitive, usually with up) To make hoarse.
    I am rooped up.
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