Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From reule +‎ -y.

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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rewly

  1. regular, ordinary
  2. orderly, ruly
DescendantsEdit
  • English: ruly (obsolete)
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdverbEdit

rewly

  1. Alternative form of reulily

Etymology 3Edit

From Old English hrēowlīc; equivalent to rewe +‎ -ly.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈriu̯liː/, /ˈriu̯litʃ/

AdjectiveEdit

rewly (comparative reulier, superlative reuliest)

  1. sorrowful, distraught, rueful
  2. wretched, cursed, sorry
  3. painful, harsh
  4. fearful; terrifying
DescendantsEdit
  • English: ruly (dated)
ReferencesEdit

AdverbEdit

rewly

  1. sorrowfully, distraughtly, ruefully
  2. wretchedly, sorrily
  3. painfully, harshly
  4. fearfully; terrifyingly
DescendantsEdit
  • English: ruly (dated)
ReferencesEdit