rud

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See also: Rud, RUD, and rúd

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English rudden, ruden, from Old English rudian (to be ruddy) (compare rudu (redness)), from Proto-Germanic *rudāną, 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 (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.
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (UK, dialect) 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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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.

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
  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

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • anrud (great quantity or number; too much concern, excessive desire)
  • céard (what, interrogative)
  • éard (what, relative)
  • fo-rud (odd, incidental thing)
  • rud beag (a little, a bit)
  • séard (what, relative)
  • Tadhg Ó Rudaí (Joe Bloggs, John Q. Public)

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 26
  2. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 41

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “rud”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “rét”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

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