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3 letters words from 'ras'

ARS 3RAS 3
SAR 3 

2 letters words from 'ras'

AR 2AS 2

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Definitions and meaning of ras

ras

Etymology

From Amharic ራስ (rās, head).

Noun

ras (plural rases)

  1. An Ethiopian king or prince.
  2. A headland; a cape.

Anagrams

  • ARS, ARs, ASR, RSA, SAR, Sar, Sar., ars, asr

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /raːs/, [ʁɑːˀs]

Verb

ras

  1. imperative of rase

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɑs/
  • Hyphenation: ras
  • Rhymes: -ɑs

Etymology 1

Borrowing from French race.

Noun

ras n (plural rassen, diminutive rasje n)

  1. race, breed
Derived terms
  • hondenras
  • paardenras
  • rasecht
  • rassenhaat
  • rassenleer
  • raszuiver

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch rasch, from Old Dutch *rasc, from Proto-Germanic *raskuz. Cognates include English rash, German rasch.

Adjective

ras (comparative rasser, superlative meest ras or rast)

  1. (dated) quick
Inflection
Derived terms
  • alras

French

Etymology 1

From Amharic.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁɑs/

Noun

ras m (plural ras)

  1. ras

Etymology 2

From Old French rés (remodelled after raser), itself from Latin rāsus. Doublet of rez.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁɑ/

Adjective

ras (feminine singular rase, masculine plural ras, feminine plural rases)

  1. short
  2. close-cropped (of hair etc.)
Derived terms
  • à ras de
  • au ras de
  • à ras bord
Related terms
  • rez

Further reading

  • “ras” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from Amharic ራስ (ras, head), from Proto-Semitic *raʾš- (head).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ras/, [r̺äs̪]
  • Hyphenation: ràs

Noun

ras m (invariable)

  1. (historical) Title of the second-highest grade in the hierarchy of the Ethiopian Empire; ras
  2. (figuratively, derogatory) Any small local authority who exercises power despotically.
    1. A local boss of organized crime.
    2. (historical) A Fascist party official.

Synonyms

  • (Fascist official): gerarca

Related terms

  • rais

See also

  • negus
  • degiac (ethiopian commander of a unit equivalent to a regiment, composed of two to three thousand men)

Lithuanian

Verb

ras

  1. third-person singular future of rasti
  2. third-person plural future of rasti

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic رَأْس(raʾs). The word is masculine in standard Arabic, but the feminine is found in some dialects, so there is no need to assume influence by Sicilian testa (though this is not ruled out).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /raːs/

Noun

ras f (plural rjus)

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. beginning

Derived terms

  • Ras ir-Randan

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse ras, compare with the verb rase

Noun

ras n (definite singular raset, indefinite plural ras, definite plural rasa or rasene)

  1. an avalanche, landslide, landslip
Synonyms
  • skred
Derived terms
  • jordras
  • snøras
  • steinras
  • takras

Etymology 2

Verb

ras

  1. imperative of rase

References

  • “ras” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “ras_2” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse ras, compare with rase

Noun

ras n (definite singular raset, indefinite plural ras, definite plural rasa)

  1. an avalanche, landslide, landslip

Synonyms

  • skred

Derived terms

  • jordras
  • snøras
  • steinras
  • takras

References

  • “ras” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Noun

ras

  1. genitive plural of rasa

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin rāsus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ras/
  • Rhymes: -as

Verb

ras (past participle of rade)

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Adjective

ras m or n (feminine singular rasă, masculine plural rași, feminine and neuter plural rase)

  1. shaved, shaven

Declension

Antonyms

  • neras

Related terms

  • rade
  • răsură

Spanish

Etymology

From rasar, from raso (level).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ras/

Noun

ras m (plural rases)

  1. evenness, levelness

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “ras” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Norse rás (race), from Proto-Germanic *rēsō.

Noun

ras c

  1. a race (a large group of individuals of the same species set apart from others on the basis of a common heritage)
Declension
Related terms

Etymology 2

Verbal noun of rasa. Compare Danish and Norwegian ras.

Noun

ras n

  1. a collapse (of a building)
  2. a mudslide (geological disaster)
  3. a cave in, a collapse inward or downward
  4. a fall (of stock market values)
Declension
Related terms

References

  • ras in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)

Anagrams

  • -sar, ars

Welsh

Etymology

From English race.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /raːs/

Noun

ras f (plural rasys)

  1. race (contest)

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “ras”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Old Norse ras n (impetuosity, hurry.)

Noun

ras

  1. Hurry, urgency.

Derived terms

  • rassan
  • rasvill
  • röso

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RARK, (New Zealand) to reprimand.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)