ruadh

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Irish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ruadh

  1. Archaic spelling of rua.

Declension[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rúad, from Proto-Celtic *roudos (compare Welsh rhudd), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rewdʰ- (compare Ancient Greek ἐρυθρός (eruthros), Sanskrit रुधिर (rudhirá), Old English rēad).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ruadh

  1. red, auburn
  2. redheaded
    'S e rìbhinn ruadh mhaiseach a th' innte. - She's a fair red-haired maiden.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used for dark, brownish red. For light, bright red dearg is used.

Declension[edit]

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative ruadh ruadh ruadha
Vocative ruaidh ruadh ruadha
Genitive ruaidh ruaidh/ruaidhe ruadha
Dative ruadh ruaidh ruadha

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