rua

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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-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]

Verb[edit]

rua

  1. third-person singular past historic of ruer

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 feminine rua or ruaí, comparative rua or ruacha)

  1. red (-haired)
  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]

  • "rua" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • rúad” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “rua” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “rua” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rua f (plural rue)

  1. Alternative form of ruga

Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rua f (plural ruas)

  1. street, road

References[edit]


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

Occitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

rua f (plural ruas)

  1. (Limousin) street

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *ruga (furrow, path, street), from Latin ruga (wrinkle), from Proto-Indo-European *kreup (to become encrusted).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rua

  1. street

Descendants[edit]


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]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese rua (street), from 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 *kreup (to become encrusted). Cognate with Galician rúa.

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)

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]

Rapa Nui cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : rua
    Counting form : karua

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

Usage notes[edit]

When counting, use karua.

Noun[edit]

rua

  1. leaf

Verb[edit]

rua

  1. vomit

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]

Noun[edit]

rua

  1. (Campidanese) street

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

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]

Compare Italian ruta

Noun[edit]

rua f (plural rue)

  1. rue (plant)