ruo

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See also: ruó and ruò

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃reu- . Cognate with Ancient Greek ὀρούω (oroúō, hurry).

Verb[edit]

present active ruō, present infinitive ruere, perfect active ruī, supine rutum

  1. I hurry, rush, hasten, move quickly.
  2. I collapse, fall down.
  3. I fail, fall.
  4. I cast down; I hurl to the ground.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(H)rewH-. Cognate with Russian рыть (rytʹ).

Verb[edit]

present active ruo, present infinitive ruere (deponent)

  1. I dig out

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

There has been some confusion between the derivatives of the two verbs.

References[edit]

  • ruo” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ruo

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ruó.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of ruò.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Marshallese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • MED phonemes: {riwew}
  • IPA phonemes: /rˠɨwɜw/
  • IPA articulation: [rˠɯ͡uɔɔ̯]

Numeral[edit]

ruo

  1. (cardinal) two

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