rud

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See also: Rud, RUD, and rúd

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English rudden, ruden, from Old English rudian (to be ruddy) (compare rudu (redness)), from Proto-Germanic *rudjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rudʰéh₁ti, from *h₁rewdʰ- (red) (compare red; cognate with Old Cornish rud and Old Irish rúad).

Noun[edit]

rud (uncountable)

  1. redness; blush
  2. ruddle; red ochre
  3. Alternative form of rudd (the fish).

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 Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (Britain, dialectal) To rub; to polish.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rud in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rét.

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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
  3. means, substance
    1. benefit, gain
    2. thing of consequence
    3. way of acting
  4. thing asked for
  5. concern, sorrow
  6. affection
  7. wit, understanding

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Derived terms[edit]

  • anrud (great quantity or number; too much concern, excessive desire)
  • céard (what, interrogative)
  • éard, séard (what, relative)
  • fo-rud (odd, incidental thing)
  • rud beag (a little, a bit)

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Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

rud

  1. genitive plural of ruda

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish rét.

Noun[edit]

rud m (genitive singular ruid, plural rudan)

  1. thing

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

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Adjective[edit]

rȗd (definite rȗdī, Cyrillic spelling ру̑д)

  1. curly, shaggy, locky
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *rudъ.

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Adjective[edit]

rȗd (definite rȗdī, Cyrillic spelling ру̑д)

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

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