ruien

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch *ruden, only attested in derived terms, with syncope of invocalic -d-. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrœy̯.ə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: rui‧en
  • Rhymes: -œy̯ən

Verb[edit]

ruien

  1. to moult, to shed (of animals; lose a covering of fur, feathers or skin etc.)
    Synonym: ruiven

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of ruien (weak)
infinitive ruien
past singular ruide
past participle geruid
infinitive ruien
gerund ruien n
present tense past tense
1st person singular rui ruide
2nd person sing. (jij) ruit ruide
2nd person sing. (u) ruit ruide
2nd person sing. (gij) ruit ruide
3rd person singular ruit ruide
plural ruien ruiden
subjunctive sing.1 ruie ruide
subjunctive plur.1 ruien ruiden
imperative sing. rui
imperative plur.1 ruit
participles ruiend geruid
1) Archaic.

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