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raser

raser

See also: râser

Danish

Verb

raser

  1. present tense of rase

French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *rāsāre, from Latin rāsum, from rādere, present active infinitive of rādō. Compare Italian rasare.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁɑ.ze/, /ʁa.ze/

Verb

raser

  1. (transitive) to shave
  2. (transitive) to brush, lightly touch
  3. (transitive) to raze (level to the ground)
  4. (transitive, familiar) to bore someone
    Le digne homme n'imagine pas combien il peut raser les élèves avec des propos de ce genre ; chez lui si sincères qu'ils découragent l'ironie.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
    (Gide, Faux monnayeurs, 1925)

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Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

raser

  1. imperative of rasere

Norwegian Nynorsk

Verb

raser

  1. imperative of rasera and rasere

Old French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *rāsāre, from Latin rāsum, from rādere, present active infinitive of rādō.

Verb

raser

  1. to shave

Conjugation

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-st are modified to s, st. This verb has a stressed present stem res distinct from the unstressed stem ras. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Swedish

Noun

raser

  1. indefinite plural of ras