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3 letters words from 'ras'

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2 letters words from 'ras'

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Definitions and meaning of ras

ras

Etymology 1

From Amharic ራስ (rās, head).

Noun

ras (plural rases)

  1. An Ethiopian king or prince.

Etymology 2

From Arabic رأس(raʾs, head(land)). Doublet of ras (Etymology 1) above.

Noun

ras (plural rases)

  1. A headland; a cape.
Usage notes

Chiefly found in proper names.

Anagrams

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

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin rāsus, past participle of rādere (scrape, shave).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈras/

Adjective

ras (feminine rasa, masculine plural rasos, feminine plural rases)

  1. close-cropped, shorn
  2. smooth, flat, level
  3. level, full to the brim (of a container)

Noun

ras m (plural rasos)

  1. open country, the open

Derived terms

  • rasa

Further reading

  • “ras” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

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
  • rassenscheiding
  • rassensegregatie
  • raszuiver
  • vuilnisbakkenras

Descendants

  • Indonesian: ras

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
  • au ras des pâquerettes
  • à ras bord
  • en avoir ras la casquette
  • en avoir ras le bol
  • en avoir ras le cul
  • rase campagne
  • table rase
Related terms
  • rez

Further reading

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

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch ras, from French race, from Middle French rasse "entirety of ancestors and descendants of the same family or people", from Italian razza (13th century), of uncertain origin (more at razza).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈras]
  • Hyphenation: ras

Noun

ras (plural ras-ras, first-person possessive rasku, second-person possessive rasmu, third-person possessive rasnya)

  1. race
    Synonym: rumpun bangsa

Further reading

  • “ras” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈras/
  • 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
  3. a local boss of organized crime
  4. (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

Malay

Etymology

From Dutch ras, from French race, from Middle French rasse "entirety of ancestors and descendants of the same family or people", from Italian razza (13th century), of uncertain origin (more at razza).

Pronunciation

  • (Johor-Riau) IPA(key): [ˈɾäs]

Noun

ras (Jawi spelling رس‎, plural ras-ras, informal 1st possessive rasku, impolite 2nd possessive rasmu, 3rd possessive rasnya)

  1. (Onomatopoeia) sound of a dry leaf being brushed.
  2. rope
    Ras kekang
    Head collar rope
    Synonym(s): tali
  3. race
    Ras Cina
    Chinese race
    Synonym(s): keturunan, puak, etnik, bangsa
Further reading
  • “ras” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.

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
  3. chief, leader
  4. top
  5. intellect

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

Pronunciation

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): /ˈras/, [ˈras]

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

  • IPA(key): /rɑːs/

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
Derived 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, not mutable)

  1. race (contest)

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “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 n

  1. Hurry, urgency.

Derived terms

  • rassan
  • rasvill
  • röso

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