ruutu

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈruːtu/, [ˈruːt̪u]
  • Rhymes: -uːtu
  • Syllabification(key): ruu‧tu

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish ruta, from Middle Low German rūte, from Old High German rūta (compare German Raute, Dutch ruit), possibly from Latin rūta (rue).

Noun[edit]

ruutu

  1. square (in other than mathematical context)
  2. rectangle (in other than mathematical context)
  3. box (a small square on a form that may e.g. be checked)
  4. hash, square, pound sign (#-symbol)
  5. screen (informational viewing area of electronic output devices)
    TV-ruutuTV screen
  6. pane (individual sheet of glass in a window)
  7. check (a square or rectangular in a checkered pattern)
    Pöytäliinassa oli punaisia ja valkoisia ruutuja.
    The tablecloth had red and white checks.
  8. hopscotch, hoppers (child's game)
  9. frame (of video; division of time on a multimedia timeline)
    Synonyms: kuva, kuvaruutu
  10. (heraldry) fusil, lozenge
  11. (graphical user interface) pane
Declension[edit]
Inflection of ruutu (Kotus type 1*F/valo, t-d gradation)
nominative ruutu ruudut
genitive ruudun ruutujen
partitive ruutua ruutuja
illative ruutuun ruutuihin
singular plural
nominative ruutu ruudut
accusative nom. ruutu ruudut
gen. ruudun
genitive ruudun ruutujen
partitive ruutua ruutuja
inessive ruudussa ruuduissa
elative ruudusta ruuduista
illative ruutuun ruutuihin
adessive ruudulla ruuduilla
ablative ruudulta ruuduilta
allative ruudulle ruuduille
essive ruutuna ruutuina
translative ruuduksi ruuduiksi
instructive ruuduin
abessive ruudutta ruuduitta
comitative ruutuineen
Possessive forms of ruutu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person ruutuni ruutumme
2nd person ruutusi ruutunne
3rd person ruutunsa
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Compounds[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Ingrian: ruuto
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Swedish ruter, from Danish ruder, from the same German source as etymology 1, a semantic loan from French carreau (diamonds are an original French suit).

Noun[edit]

ruutu

  1. (card games) diamond, diamonds
Declension[edit]
Inflection of ruutu (Kotus type 1*F/valo, t-d gradation)
nominative ruutu ruudut
genitive ruudun ruutujen
partitive ruutua ruutuja
illative ruutuun ruutuihin
singular plural
nominative ruutu ruudut
accusative nom. ruutu ruudut
gen. ruudun
genitive ruudun ruutujen
partitive ruutua ruutuja
inessive ruudussa ruuduissa
elative ruudusta ruuduista
illative ruutuun ruutuihin
adessive ruudulla ruuduilla
ablative ruudulta ruuduilta
allative ruudulle ruuduille
essive ruutuna ruutuina
translative ruuduksi ruuduiksi
instructive ruuduin
abessive ruudutta ruuduitta
comitative ruutuineen
Possessive forms of ruutu (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person ruutuni ruutumme
2nd person ruutusi ruutunne
3rd person ruutunsa
Compounds[edit]
Descendants[edit]