rýja

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rýja. Cognate with Norwegian Nynorsk rye, Swedish rya (whence Finnish ryijy). Probably from the same root as English rough.

Noun[edit]

rýja f (genitive singular rýju, nominative plural rýjur)

  1. rag, cloth
    Synonyms: tuska, pjatla
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse rýja, from Proto-Germanic *rūjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *(H)rewH- (whence also Latin ruō, Lithuanian ráuti).

Verb[edit]

rýja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative rúði, supine rúið or rúð)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to shear
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