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Ros

Ros

See also: ros, ROS, rós, rös, and

English

Proper noun

Ros

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Rosalind.

Swedish

Etymology

From ros (a rose).

Proper noun

Ros

  1. A surname.
  2. A female given name, mostly used in compound names like Ros-Marie.

ros

ros

See also: ROS, Ros, rós, , and rös

Catalan

Adjective

ros m (feminine rossa, masculine plural rossos, feminine plural rosses)

  1. blond

Etymology 2

From Latin rōs; from general Ros Olano.

Noun

ros m (plural rosos)

  1. dew
  2. piqued cap
Synonyms

References

  • Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana ros

Cornish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹoːz/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Brythonic *rod, from Proto-Celtic *rotos, from Proto-Indo-European *Hróth₂os.

Noun

ros f (plural rosow)

  1. wheel

Etymology 2

Noun

ros f (plural rosyow)

  1. heathland

Etymology 3

Noun

ros f (singulative rosen)

  1. roses

Danish

Verb

ros

  1. imperative of rose

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɔs

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *hursa-, *hrussa-, whence also Old English hors (English horse), Old Saxon hros, Old High German hros, ros (German Ross).

Noun

ros n (plural rossen, diminutive rosje n)

  1. horse, steed
Synonyms
  • (animal) paard, (dialect) paert
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Adjective

ros (comparative rosser, superlative meest ros or rost)

  1. of a colour between red and yellow:
    de rosse buurt
    the red-light district
  2. red-haired
Inflection
Inflection of ros
uninflected ros
inflected rosse
comparative rosser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial ros rosser het rost
het roste
indefinite m./f. sing. rosse rossere roste
n. sing. ros rosser roste
plural rosse rossere roste
definite rosse rossere roste
partitive ros rossers
Derived terms

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin russus.

Adjective

ros

  1. red

Derived terms

  • inrossâ
  • rossit

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɾˠɔsˠ/

Etymology 1

From Old Irish ros (linseed).

Noun

ros m (genitive singular rois)

  1. linseed, flaxseed
Declension
Synonyms
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Irish ros (wood, promontory)

Noun

ros m (genitive singular rosa, nominative plural rosa)

  1. wood, wooded headland
  2. (geography) headland, promontory
Declension
Synonyms
Derived terms

References


Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *Hroseh₂. Cognates include Sanskrit रसा (rásā, moisture, humidity), Ancient Greek ἐξεράω (exeráō, pour out) and Lithuanian rasà (dew).

Pronunciation

Noun

rōs m (genitive rōris); third declension

  1. dew
  2. moisture

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rōs rōrēs
genitive rōris rōrum
dative rōrī rōribus
accusative rōrem rōrēs
ablative rōre rōribus
vocative rōs rōrēs

Derived terms

Descendants

References


Lojban

Rafsi

ros

  1. rafsi of prosa.

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [rɔs]

Verb

ros

  1. second-person singular imperative of rosć

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /r͈os/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Celtic *ɸrostos, from Proto-Indo-European *pro- (before) + *steh₂- (to stand). The same construction as Sanskrit प्रस्थ (prastha, plateau), but probably coined separately in the two languages.

Noun

ros m (genitive ruis, nominative plural ruis)

  1. promontory
  2. wood
    • c. 900, Sanas Cormaic, from the Yellow Book of Lecan, Corm. Y 1079
      ross .i. trēde fordingair .i. ros fidbuide, []
      wood, that is, a triad of meanings, that is, a wood of yellow trees, []
Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants
  • Irish: ros (wood)
  • Scottish Gaelic: ros (promontory)

Etymology 2

Noun

ros m (genitive ruis, nominative plural ruis)

  1. linseed
    • c. 900, Sanas Cormaic, from the Yellow Book of Lecan, Corm. Y 1079
      ros līn
      linseed
  2. flax or other small seed
Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants
  • Irish: ros (linseed)
  • Scottish Gaelic: ros (linseed)

Mutation

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ros
also rros after a proclitic
ros
pronounced with /r(ʲ)-/
ros
also rros after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References


Romanian

Etymology

From Latin rōsus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ros/
  • Rhymes: -os

Verb

ros (past participle of roade)

  1. gnawed

Adjective

ros m, n (feminine singular roasă, masculine plural roși, feminine and neuter plural roase)

  1. gnawed, eaten away at
  2. eroded, consumed
  3. (of clothes) careworn, threadbare, shabby, seedy, frayed

Declension


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology 1

From Old Irish ros (linseed)

Noun

ros m (genitive singular rois, plural rosan)

  1. linseed, flax seed

Etymology 2

From Old Irish ros (promontory, wood)

Noun

ros m (genitive singular rois, plural rosan)

  1. promontory, peninsula, isthmus

References

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ruːs/

Etymology 1

From Middle Low German rose, from Latin rosa.

Noun

ros c

  1. a rose; a flower, a shrub, and a heraldic charge
Declension
Related terms
  • alpros
  • buskros
  • nyponros
  • rosa
  • rosarium
  • rosbukett
  • rosbuske
  • rosdoft
  • rosenbegonia
  • rosenblad
  • rosenbröd
  • rosenbukett
  • rosenbuske
  • rosenböna
  • rosende
  • rosendoft
  • rosenfingrad
  • rosenfink
  • rosenfärgad
  • rosengång
  • rosengård
  • rosenhy
  • rosenhäck
  • rosenhäger
  • rosenkind
  • rosenknopp
  • rosenkrans
  • rosenkvitten
  • rosenkål
  • rosenmandel
  • rosenmoln
  • rosenmun
  • rosenmönster
  • rosenmönstrad
  • rosenodling
  • rosenolja
  • rosenplantering
  • rosenpotatis
  • rosenrabatt
  • rosenrasande
  • rosenröd
  • rosenrött
  • rosenskimmer
  • rosenskära
  • rosenspaljen
  • rosensten
  • rosenstock
  • rosentry
  • rosenträ
  • rosenträd
  • rosenträdgård
  • rosenvatten
  • rosett
  • rosig
  • rosling
  • rosmarin
  • rosrabatt
  • rosväxt
Descendants

Etymology 2

Noun

ros

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ro

Etymology 3

Verb

ros

  1. infinitive passive of ro.
  2. present tense passive of ro.

References


Spanish

Etymology

Named after Antonio Ros de Olano (1808-1886), a Spanish general who introduced the hat into the Spanish army

Noun

ros m (plural roses)

  1. A type of military hat, similar to a shako