Contents

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch ruw.

AdjectiveEdit

ru ‎(attributive ruwe, comparative ruwer, superlative ruuste)

  1. rough

BretonEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ru

  1. red

ChuukeseEdit

NumeralEdit

ru

  1. two

Related termsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin rius, from Latin rīvus.

NounEdit

ru m ‎(plural rus)

  1. (archaic) small stream

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ru

  1. Romaji transcription of
  2. Romaji transcription of

LojbanEdit

CmavoEdit

ru

  1. (pro-sumti) a distant (not so recent) sumti

Related termsEdit


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened form of eru, from Proto-Malayic *(h)Aru, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *(h)aru, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *(h)aru, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *(h)aru, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(q)aʀuhu.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ru ‎(Jawi spelling رو)

  1. Alternative form of eru

SynonymsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

ru

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

TarokEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Mapeo dɔ́ɔ́ ("fall, fall downwards"), Owere ("fall (as rain)").

VerbEdit

ru

  1. to fall (downwards)

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ru

  1. to put (a baby) to sleep; to sing/lull (a baby) to sleep