See also: روش and زوش

Arabic

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Etymology

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From Old East Slavic Русь (Rusĭ). Compare Byzantine Greek Ῥῶς (Rhôs), English Rus, German Russe or Russian Русь (Rusʹ).

Pronunciation 1

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Noun

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رُوس (rūsm pl or f (collective, singulative رُوسِيّ f (rūsiyy), paucal رُوس (rūs))

  1. Russians (plural)
  2. (historical) Rus (feminine singular)
    رُوس الْكِيِيفِيَّةrūs al-kiyīfiyyaKievan Rus
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Adjective

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رُوس (rūsm pl

  1. masculine plural of رُوسِيّ (rūsiyy)

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Verb

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رَوَّسَ (rawwasa) II, non-past يُرَوِّسُ‎ (yurawwisu)

  1. to Russify, to make Russian
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References
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  • Wehr, Hans (1979) “روس”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Persian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic رُوس (rūs, Russians, Rus), from Old East Slavic Русь (Rusĭ).

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Readings
Classical reading? rūs
Dari reading? rūs
Iranian reading? rus
Tajik reading? rus
  • Audio (Iran):(file)

Noun

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Dari روس
Iranian Persian
Tajik рус

روس (rus) (plural روس‌ها (rus-hâ))

  1. Russian
    Synonym: روسی (rusi)
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Urdu

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Classical Persian روس (rūs), from Arabic رُوس (rūs), from Old East Slavic Русь (Rusĭ).

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Proper noun

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رُوس (rūsm (Hindi spelling रूस)

  1. Russia (A transcontinental country in Eastern Europe and North Asia)

Derived terms

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