rubai

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رباعي (rubāʿī), from أربعة (arbaʿa)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rubai (plural rubaiyat or rubais)

  1. quatrain in classical Arabic, Persian, Turkic or Urdu poetry

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

rubai

  1. first-person singular past historic of rubare

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

·rubai

  1. third-person singular consuetudinal present indicative ro-form, prototonic of at·tá
Related forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

·rubai

  1. third-person singular perfect prototonic of benaid
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive prototonic ro-form of benaid
Related forms[edit]
  • ro·bí (deuterotonic of the third-person singular perfect)

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·rubai
also ·rrubai
·rubai
pronounced with /-r(ʲ)-/
·rubai
also ·rrubai
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رباعي (rubāʿī), from أربعة (arbaʿa)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɾʋbɑːˈiː]
  • Hyphenation: ru‧ba‧i

Noun[edit]

rubai (definite accusative rubaiyi, plural rubailer)

  1. rubai; quatrain in classical Arabic, Persian, Turkic or Urdu poetry

Declension[edit]