róa VIIe “row”

“rock”

transitive (dat of vessel, acc of body of water)/intransitive

active voice
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek 1pl vér róm 1sg ek róa 1pl vér róim
2sg þú rœr 2pl þér róið 2sg þú róir 2pl þér róið
3sg hon rœr 3pl þau róa 3sg hon rói 3pl þau rói
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek rera 1pl vér rerum 1sg ek rera 1pl vér rerim
2sg þú rerit 2pl þér reruð 2sg þú rerir 2pl þér rerið
3sg hon reri 3pl þau reru 3sg hon reri 3pl þau reri
preterite infinitive reru
past participle f. róin m. róinn n. róit
imperative 2sg 1pl róm 2pl róið
middle voice: róask
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek rómk 1pl vér rómk 1sg ek rómk 1pl vér róimk
2sg þú rœsk 2pl þér róizk 2sg þú róisk 2pl þér róizk
3sg hon rœsk 3pl þau róask 3sg hon róisk 3pl þau róisk
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek rerumk 1pl vér rerumk 1sg ek rerumk 1pl vér rerimk
2sg þú rerizk 2pl þér reruzk 2sg þú rerisk 2pl þér rerizk
3sg hon rerisk 3pl þau rerusk 3sg hon rerisk 3pl þau rerisk
past participle n. róizk
imperative 2sg rósk 1pl rómk 2pl róizk

PG *rōaną, OE rōwan VIIe, ME rouen, MnE row, Dutch roeien. Cf. German rudern and the Latin noun rēmus “oar.” One of five verbs with visible traces of reduplication; cf. gnúa, gróa, , and snúa. Inflected variants include preterite singular røri/ræri/réri/reyri, plural róu.

loss of w

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