ruy

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Northern Manx) IPA(key): [rɛi]
  • (Southern Manx) IPA(key): [riː]

Adjective[edit]

ruy

  1. red, ginger, red-haired, foxy, sandy
    • Cha nel ping ruy aym.
      • I haven't a red cent.
    • Ta folt ruy eck.
      • She has red hair.
  2. tan, copper-complexioned

Derived terms[edit]