rubai

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See also: ruba'i

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رُبَاعِيّ (rubāʿiyy), from أَرْبَعَة (ʾarbaʿa, four)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rubai (plural rubaiyat or rubais)

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

Anagrams[edit]


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 terms[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 terms[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 رُبَاعِيّ (rubāʿiyy), from أَرْبَعَة (ʾarbaʿa)

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]

Inflection
Nominative rubai
Definite accusative rubaiyi
Singular Plural
Nominative rubai rubailer
Definite accusative rubaiyi rubaileri
Dative rubaiye rubailere
Locative rubaide rubailerde
Ablative rubaiden rubailerden
Genitive rubainin rubailerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular rubaim rubailerim
2nd singular rubain rubailerin
3rd singular rubaisi rubaileri
1st plural rubaimiz rubailerimiz
2nd plural rubainiz rubaileriniz
3rd plural rubaileri rubaileri
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular rubaiyim rubailerim
2nd singular rubaisin rubailersin
3rd singular rubai
rubaidir
rubailer
rubailerdir
1st plural rubaiyiz rubaileriz
2nd plural rubaisiniz rubailersiniz
3rd plural rubailer rubailerdir