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Danish

Etymology

Old Norse róa

Noun

ro

  1. calmness

Verb

ro

  1. to row

Gilbertese

Noun

ro

  1. dark.

Guaraní

Adjective

ro

  1. bitter

Lojban

Cmavo

ro

  1. each, all

Norwegian

Noun

ro c.

  1. peace (tranquility, quiet, harmony)


This Norwegian entry was created from the translations listed at peace. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see ro in the Norwegian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish ro from Old Welsh ry from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:gd:Template:lang:la derivations]] pro

Adverb

ro

  1. very, too, much, exceedingly
    • ro-bheag, too little
    • le ro-aire, with great care
    • ro mhath, very good
    • Tha e ro fhuar. It is too cold.
    • ro aire, great attention
    • ro mhòr, too large
    • Is tu an Dia ro mhòr. Thou art the very great God.
    • Chan eil mi ro chinnteach. I am not very sure.
    • Tha e ro bhochd. He is very sick (or poor).
    • Chan eil e ro thogarrach. He is not excessively willing.
    • ro sgairteil, very active
    • ro shleamhainn, very slippery
    • Bu ro chaombh leam tighinn. I should very much like to come.

Usage notes

Used as a prefix to adjectives, and supplying the place of a superlative. Aspirates the first letter of the following word except if it starts with s followed by any consonant except l, n or r.

References

  • The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary (Birlinn Limited, 1901-1911, Compiled by Edward Dwelly)
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Declination for ro Singular Uncountable
Common Indefinite Definite
Nominative ro ron
Genitive ros rons

ro c. (uncountable)

  1. calmness

Verb

Conjugations of ro
Infinitive ro
Present tense ror
Past tense rodde
Supine rott
Imperative ro
Present participle roende
Past participle rodd

ro

  1. To row; to transport oneself in a small boat, with help of oars.

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