roos

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See also: Roos and 'roos

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roos

  1. plural of roo

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch roos, from Middle Dutch rose, from Old French rose, from Latin rosa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

roos (plural rose, diminutive rosie)

  1. rose

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch rose, from Old French rose, from Latin rosa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /roːs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: roos
  • Rhymes: -oːs

Noun[edit]

roos f (plural rozen, diminutive roosje n)

  1. rose, ornamental plant of the genus Rosa
  2. (heraldry) rose, used as a heraldic charge
  3. bullseye, the center of a target, as used at shooting practice
  4. (uncountable) dandruff
    Synonym: hoofdroos
  5. (uncountable) rash, a (reddish) affliction of the skin

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: roos
  • Jersey Dutch: rôz
  • Papiamentu: deros, deroos

References[edit]

  • roos” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German rose, from Latin rosa.

Noun[edit]

roos (genitive roosi, partitive roosi)

  1. rose (plant)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • roos in Eesti keele seletav sõnaraamat

Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rùːs], [ròʊ̯ːs], [rɒ́ʊ̯ːs], [rɔ̀ʊ̯ːz]
    Rhymes: -ùːs

Etymology 1[edit]

From late Old Norse rós, rósa, from Middle Low German rōse, from Latin rosa (rose).

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Noun[edit]

roos f (definite rosa, dative rosn, plural roos, definite rosen, dative rosåm)

  1. rose (flower, shrub of the genus Rosa)
  2. rose flower on wallpaper, woven fabric and the like
  3. image, picture, illustration
  4. spot
Derived terms[edit]
  • rosbok f (picture book)
  • rosut (rose colored)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hrósa, whence dialectal English roose.

Verb[edit]

roos

  1. praise, commend