rua

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See also: Rua, rúa, ruá, rũa, rủa, rữa, rửa, and ru'a

'Are'are[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

References[edit]


Anuta[edit]

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

Bariai[edit]

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

References[edit]


Fijian[edit]

Fijian cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : rua

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Pacific *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

rua

  1. third-person singular past historic of ruer

Garo[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Bodo-Garo *ru¹-a (axe).

Noun[edit]

rua

  1. axe

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

rua

  1. to pour slowly and carefully
  2. to take down; to take apart

Etymology 3[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

rua

  1. rice seedling after removal from seedbed or after transplanting

Etymology 4[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

rua

  1. to mate (of animals)

Etymology 5[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

rua

  1. to dance

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese rua (street), drom Old Portuguese rua (street), from or influenced by Old French rue (Modern French rue) or Old Spanish rua (Modern Spanish rúa), from Vulgar Latin *ruga (furrow, path, street), from Latin ruga (wrinkle), from Proto-Indo-European *krewp- (to become encrusted).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrua̯]
  • Hyphenation: rua

Noun[edit]

rua (plural rua-rua, first-person possessive ruaku, second-person possessive ruamu, third-person possessive ruanya)

  1. (rare) street.
    Synonym: jalan

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown, probably same as above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrua̯]
  • Hyphenation: rua

Adjective[edit]

rua

  1. (obsolete) wide.
    Synonym: lebar
Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

rua (genitive singular masculine rua, genitive singular feminine rua or ruaí, comparative rua or ruacha)

  1. red(-haired)
    Synonyms: ceannrua, fionnrua, foltrua, ruafholtach
  2. reddish-brown, russet, copper brown
  3. wild, fierce; rough, strong
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

rua m (genitive singular rua, nominative plural ruanna)

  1. red-haired person, redhead
  2. reddish-brown, russet, colour
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

an rua f

  1. (pathology) the rose, erysipelas

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈru.a/
  • Rhymes: -ua
  • Hyphenation: rù‧a

Noun[edit]

rua f (plural rue)

  1. Alternative form of ruga

Anagrams[edit]


Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

rua f (plural ruas)

  1. street, road

References[edit]


Makasar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

rua (Lontara spelling ᨑᨘᨕ)

  1. two

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rua

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ruá.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Maori[edit]

Maori cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : rua

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian, from Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Malay lubang).

Noun[edit]

rua

  1. pit
  2. cavity

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

rua f

  1. definite singular of rue

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan rua, from Latin ruga.

Noun[edit]

rua f (plural ruas)

  1. (Limousin) street

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *ruga (furrow, path, street) (likely through or influenced by Old French rue), from Latin ruga (wrinkle), from Proto-Indo-European *krewp- (to become encrusted).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rua

  1. street

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: rúa
  • Portuguese: rua

Palu'e[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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rua

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: ru‧a
  • Rhymes: -uɐ

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese rua (street), from or influenced by Old French rue (Modern French rue) or Old Spanish rua (Modern Spanish rúa), from Vulgar Latin *ruga (furrow, path, street), from Latin ruga (wrinkle), from Proto-Indo-European *krewp- (to become encrusted). Cognate with Galician rúa. Doublet of ruga.

Noun[edit]

rua f (plural ruas)

  1. street; road (paved path)
    Eu moro na rua da Igreja.
    I live on Church Street.
    Olha para os dois lados antes de atravessar a rua.
    Look both ways before you cross the street.
  2. streets (urban areas outside buildings)
    O mendigo mora na rua.
    The beggar lives in the streets.

Interjection[edit]

rua!

  1. out! (strong, impolite demand for someone to leave)
    Synonyms: andor, fora

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

rua

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of ruir
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of ruir
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of ruir
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of ruir

Rapa Nui[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɾu.a/
  • Hyphenation: ru‧a

Etymology 1[edit]

Rapa Nui cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : rua
    Compound form : piti

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rua. Cognates include Hawaiian lua and Maori rua.

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *lua. Cognates include Samoan lua and Tokelauan lua.

Verb[edit]

rua

  1. (intransitive) to vomit

References[edit]

  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 207
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[1], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 147

Rarotongan[edit]

Rarotongan cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : rua

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

Ratahan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

Rotuman[edit]

Rotuman cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : rua

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

Sardinian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rūga.

Noun[edit]

rua f (plural ruas)

  1. street

Sotho[edit]

Verb[edit]

rua

  1. to be rich

Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

r- +‎ ua

Adverb[edit]

rua

  1. not anymore, no longer

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001). A Descriptive Study of the Language of Ternate, the Northern Moluccas, Indonesia. University of Pittsburgh.

Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

Ujir[edit]

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

References[edit]

  • Antoinette Schapper, Marian Klamer, Numeral systems in the Alor-Pantar languages

Uneapa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

Further reading[edit]

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

Uruava[edit]

Numeral[edit]

rua

  1. two

Further reading[edit]

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)
  • ABVD

Venetian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin rota. Compare Italian ruota.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

rua f (plural rue)

  1. wheel
  2. tyre

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin rūta, from Ancient Greek ῥυτή (rhutḗ). Compare Italian ruta

Noun[edit]

rua f (plural rue)

  1. rue (plant)