rud

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See also: rúd, rüd, and RUD

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English rudian ‎(to be ruddy) (compare rudu ‎(redness)), from Proto-Germanic *rudjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rudʰ-éh₁-(ye) ‎(stative), from *h₁rewdʰ- ‎(red) (compare red; cognate with Old Cornish rud and Old Irish rúad).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rud ‎(uncountable)

  1. redness; blush
  2. ruddle; red ochre
  3. A fish, the rudd.

Verb[edit]

rud ‎(third-person singular simple present ruds, present participle rudding, simple past and past participle rudded)

  1. (intransitive) To become red; redden.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To make red.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Spenser to this entry?)

See also[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rét.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rud m ‎(genitive singular ruda, nominative plural rudaí)

  1. thing
    1. material object
    2. matter, circumstance; act, event, affair, idea
  2. person, creature
    1. means, substance
    2. benefit, gain
    3. thing of consequence
    4. way of acting
  3. thing asked for
  4. concern, sorrow
  5. affection
  6. wit, understanding

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • céard ‎(what (interrogative))
  • éard, séard ‎(what (relative))
  • fo-rud ‎(odd, incidental thing)
  • rud beag ‎(a little, a bit)

References[edit]

  • "rud" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • rét” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

rud

  1. rafsi of drudi.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rét.

Noun[edit]

rud m ‎(genitive singular ruid, plural rudan)

  1. thing

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • rét” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *rǫdъ (Bulgarian руд ‎(rud), Polish rędzy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rȗd ‎(definite rȗdī, Cyrillic spelling ру̑д)

  1. curly, shaggy, locky
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *rudъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rȗd ‎(definite rȗdī, Cyrillic spelling ру̑д)

  1. reddish-brown, carroty, foxy
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • rud” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • rud” in Hrvatski jezični portal