ryss

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish ryz, ryze. [1]

Noun[edit]

ryss c

  1. a Russian, male person from Russia
  2. (derogatory) a rude, violent, fierce or warlike person (traits that have been considered typical for Russians).[1]
Declension[edit]
Declension of ryss 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ryss ryssen ryssar ryssarna
Genitive ryss ryssens ryssars ryssarnas
Related terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia sv

Probably from ryssja, used since 1637

Noun[edit]

ryss c

  1. a large container (wagon, cage) for coal, charcoal, hay, firewood
  2. a volume (a few cubic metres) corresponding to such a container
Declension[edit]
Declension of ryss 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ryss ryssen ryssar ryssarna
Genitive ryss ryssens ryssars ryssarnas
Related terms[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]