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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch ruw, from Middle Dutch ruuch, ru, from Old Dutch *rūh, from Proto-Germanic *rūhwaz. See the Dutch entry for more.

AdjectiveEdit

ru (attributive ruwe, comparative ruwer, superlative ruuste)

  1. rough
    Synonym: rof

BretonEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ru

  1. red

ChuukeseEdit

NumeralEdit

ru

  1. two

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French ru, riu, from Vulgar Latin rius, from Latin rīvus (brook, small stream), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rih₂wós, from *h₃reyh₂- (to flow; to move, set in motion) + *-wós.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ru m (plural rus)

  1. (archaic) small stream

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GuaraníEdit

NounEdit

ru

  1. father

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ru

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

KabyleEdit

VerbEdit

ru

  1. to cry, shed tears

ConjugationEdit


MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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.

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)

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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ru (𠱋)

  1. to sing (a baby) to sleep
    hát ru
    to sing a lullaby

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rjóðr, from Proto-Germanic *reudaz.

AdjectiveEdit

ru

  1. Red, ruddy.

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