OPROV

AcronymDefinition
OPROVOld Provencal
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Can be compared with IE *reua- 'to open, space', suffixed zero- grade form *ru-mo-: OEng, OHG rum 'space', OProv run 'ship's hold; space' suffixed form *reu(a)-es : Lat rus 'open land, the country [countryside, open fields]' (Wat 71), in M-A 534: IE *[reuh.sub.x es] (< *[reuh.sub.x] - 'be open') and further OIr roi 'field, open land', Av ravah- 'space', Goth rums 'open space', TochAB ru- '(be) open', OCS1 ravlnu 'level'.