See also: ruina, ruiná, and ruină

GalicianEdit

 
Ruínas ("ruins"), Towers of Altamira, Brión, Galicia

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Latin ruīna (ruins; debris), from ruō (I collapse). Cognate with Portuguese ruína and Spanish ruina.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ruína f (plural ruínas)

  1. (usually in the plural) ruin (construction withered by time)
    Synonym: pardiñeiro
  2. the process of becoming ruined
  3. (uncountable) ruin (the state of being a ruin, destroyed or decayed)
  4. ruin (something which leads to serious troubles)

ReferencesEdit

  • ruyna” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • ruína” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • ruína” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • ruína” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

PortugueseEdit

 
Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese ruyna, from Latin ruīna (ruins; debris), from ruō (I collapse).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ruína f (plural ruínas)

  1. ruin (construction withered by time)
    Synonym: destroços
  2. the process of becoming ruined
    Synonyms: arruinação, arruinamento, ruinação
  3. the process of becoming financially ruined
    Synonyms: arruinamento, destruição, devastação, falência
  4. (uncountable) ruin (the state of being a ruin, destroyed or decayed)
  5. ruin (something which leads to serious troubles)

Related termsEdit