ruga

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: ruĝa

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ruga

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ruga (plural rugae)

  1. (anatomy, biology) a crease or wrinkle
    • 1997, the deadly water-snakes coil’d together like the Rugæ of a single great Brain, the gray and even illumination from the Sky. — Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ruga.

Noun[edit]

ruga f (plural rughe)

  1. wrinkle, line

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kreup (to become encrusted), extension of *kreu (scab), related to Sanskrit रूक्ष (rūkṣa).[1]

Noun[edit]

rūga f (genitive rūgae); first declension

  1. crease (on the face), wrinkle

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative rūga rūgae
genitive rūgae rūgārum
dative rūgae rūgīs
accusative rūgam rūgās
ablative rūgā rūgīs
vocative rūga rūgae

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]


  1. ^ Shipley, The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ruga. Cognate of rua (street).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ruga f (plural rugas)

  1. wrinkle
  2. crease

Related terms[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rogāre, present active infinitive of rogō, from Proto-Indo-European *rog-, Indo-European ablaut of *h₃reǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

a ruga (third-person singular present roagă, past participle rugat1st conj.

  1. to ask (for)
  2. to pray
  3. to beg, implore

Conjugation[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin eruca.

Noun[edit]

ruga f

  1. caterpillar

See also[edit]