rudiment

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin rudimentum (a first attempt, a beginning), plural rudimenta (the elements), from rudis (rude); see rude.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɹuːdɪmənt/
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rudiment (plural rudiments)

  1. (often in the plural) A fundamental principle or skill, especially in a field of learning.
    We'll be learning the rudiments of thermodynamics next week.
  2. (often in the plural) Something in an undeveloped form.
    I have the rudiments of an escape plan.
  3. (biology) A body part that no longer has a function
  4. (music) In percussion, one of a selection of basic drum patterns learned as an exercise.

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rudiment (third-person singular simple present rudiments, present participle rudimenting, simple past and past participle rudimented)

  1. (transitive) To ground; to settle in first principles.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rudimentum.

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rudiment m (plural rudiments)

  1. rudiment (fundamental principle)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin rudimentum

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rudiment m (plural rudiments)

  1. rudiment (fundamental principle)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Rudiment, from Latin rudimentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rudǐment/
  • Hyphenation: ru‧di‧ment

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rudìment m (Cyrillic spelling рудѝмент)

  1. rudiment

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References[edit]

  • rudiment” in Hrvatski jezični portal