rugys

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *rugis, from Proto-Indo-European *wrugʰyo- (rye), itself perhaps a borrowing from a Far Eastern language. Cognates include Latvian rudzi, Old Prussian rugis, ruggis, Proto-Slavic *rъžь (Russian, Ukrainian рожь (rož'), Bulgarian ръж (rǎž), Czech rež, Polish reż), Proto-Germanic *rugiz (Old High German rocko, German Roggen, Dutch rogge, Old English ryge, English rye, Old Norse rugr, Swedish råg, Danish rug).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rʊˈɡʲǐːs̪]

Noun[edit]

rugỹs m (plural rugiaĩ) stress pattern 4

  1. (mostly in plural) rye

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “rugys” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca, in 2 vols, Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7