rural

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French rural, from Latin rūrālis(rural), from rūs(countryside) + -ālis.

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rural ‎(comparative more rural, superlative most rural)

  1. Pertaining to non-urban areas.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 4, in Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      Nothing could be more business-like than the construction of the stout dams, and nothing more gently rural than the limpid lakes, with the grand old forest trees marshalled round their margins … .

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Adjective[edit]

rural m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural rurals)

  1. rural

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rūrālis(rural), from rūs(countryside) + -ālis.

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rural m ‎(feminine singular rurale, masculine plural ruraux, feminine plural rurales)

  1. Rural

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German[edit]

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rural ‎(comparative ruraler, superlative am ruralsten)

  1. (dated, erudite) rural

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ruralis

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rural ‎(neuter singular ruralt, definite singular and plural rurale)

  1. rural

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ruralis

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rural ‎(neuter singular ruralt, definite singular and plural rurale)

  1. rural

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rūrālis(rural), from rūs(countryside) + -ālis.

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rural m ‎(oblique and nominative feminine singular rurale)

  1. rural

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rūrālis(rural), from rūs(countryside) + -ālis.

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rural m, f ‎(plural rurais, comparable)

  1. rural

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rūrālis(rural), from rūs(countryside) + -ālis.

Adjective[edit]

rural m, f ‎(plural rurales)

  1. rural