See also: Rua, rúa, ruà, ruá, rũa, rủa, rữa, and rửa

'Are'are

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Etymology

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From Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral

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rua

  1. two

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Anuta

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Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Balinese

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Romanization

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rua

  1. Romanization of ᬭ᭄ᬯ

Bariai

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Numeral

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rua

  1. two

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Catalan

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin rūga (wrinkle). Doublet of ruga.

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Noun

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rua f (plural rues)

  1. (archaic) street
    Synonym: carrer
  2. pack, line
    Synonyms: corrua, colla
  3. parade
    Synonyms: desfilada, cavalcada
    rua de carnavalCarnival parade
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Further reading

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Fijian

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Fijian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : rua

Etymology

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From Proto-Central Pacific *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Franco-Provençal

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Noun

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rua (Old Fribourgeois)

  1. Alternative form of roua (wheel)

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French

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Pronunciation

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  • Audio:(file)

Verb

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rua

  1. third-person singular past historic of ruer

Galician

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Verb

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rua

  1. (reintegrationist norm) inflection of ruar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Garo

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Proto-Bodo-Garo *ru¹-a (axe).

Noun

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rua

  1. axe

Etymology 2

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Verb

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rua

  1. to pour slowly and carefully
  2. to take down; to take apart

Etymology 3

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Noun

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rua

  1. rice seedling after removal from seedbed or after transplanting

Etymology 4

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Verb

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rua

  1. to mate (of animals)

Etymology 5

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Verb

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rua

  1. to dance

Indonesian

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Etymology 1

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From Portuguese rua (street), from Old Galician-Portuguese rua (street), from or influenced by Old French rue (Modern French rue) or Old Spanish rua (Modern Spanish rúa), from Vulgar Latin *ruga (furrow, path, street), from Latin ruga (wrinkle), from Proto-Indo-European *krewp- (to become encrusted).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈrua̯]
  • Hyphenation: rua

Noun

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rua

  1. (rare) street.
    Synonym: jalan

Etymology 2

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Unknown, probably same as above.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈrua̯]
  • Hyphenation: rua

Adjective

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rua

  1. (obsolete) wide.
    Synonym: lebar
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Further reading

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Irish

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Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Old Irish rúad,[2] from Proto-Celtic *roudos (compare Welsh rhudd), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rewdʰ- (compare Ancient Greek ἐρυθρός (eruthrós), Sanskrit रुधिर (rudhirá), Old English rēad).

Adjective

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rua (genitive singular masculine rua, genitive singular feminine rua or ruaí, comparative rua or ruacha)

  1. red(-haired)
    Synonyms: ceannrua, fionnrua, foltrua, ruafholtach
  2. reddish-brown, russet, copper brown
  3. wild, fierce; rough, strong
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Derived terms
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Noun

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rua m (genitive singular rua, nominative plural ruanna)

  1. red-haired person, redhead
  2. reddish-brown, russet, colour
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Etymology 2

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Noun

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an rua f

  1. (pathology) the rose, erysipelas

References

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  1. ^ Sjoestedt, M. L. (1931) Phonétique d’un parler irlandais de Kerry (in French), Paris: Librairie Ernest Leroux, § 82, page 44
  2. ^ Gregory Toner, Sharon Arbuthnot, Máire Ní Mhaonaigh, Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Dagmar Wodtko, editors (2019), “rúad”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Further reading

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Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈru.a/
  • Rhymes: -ua
  • Hyphenation: rù‧a

Noun

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rua f (plural rue)

  1. Alternative form of ruga

Anagrams

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Kristang

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Etymology

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From Portuguese rua.

Noun

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rua

  1. road; route; street

Leonese

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Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

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rua f (plural ruas)

  1. street, road

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Macanese

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Etymology

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From Portuguese rua.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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rua

  1. street
    na meo di ruain the middle of the street
    tambâ buraco di ruato fill in the hole in the street
    atâi di ruauneducated boy (literally, “boy of the street”)

Usage notes

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Derived terms

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  • andâ rua (to stroll around the streets)
  • vai rua (to go out, literally to go street)
  • varê rua (to always stay outside, literally to sweep the street)

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Makasar

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Pronunciation

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Numeral

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rua (Lontara spelling ᨑᨘᨕ)

  1. two

Mandarin

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Romanization

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rua

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ruá.

Usage notes

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  • Transcriptions of Mandarin into the Latin script often do not distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without indication of tone.

Maori

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Maori cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : rua

Etymology 1

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From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Eastern Polynesian, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian, from Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Malay lubang).

Noun

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rua

  1. pit
  2. cavity

Norwegian Nynorsk

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Noun

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rua f

  1. definite singular of rue

Occitan

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Etymology

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From Old Occitan rua, from Latin ruga.

Noun

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rua f (plural ruas)

  1. (Limousin) street

Old Galician-Portuguese

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Etymology

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From Vulgar Latin *ruga (furrow, path, street) (likely through or influenced by Old French rue), from Latin ruga (wrinkle), from Proto-Indo-European *krewp- (to become encrusted).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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rua f (plural ruas)

  1. street

Descendants

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  • Galician: rúa
  • Portuguese: rua

Further reading

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Palu'e

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Etymology

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From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Portuguese

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rua

Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes: -uɐ
  • Hyphenation: ru‧a

Etymology 1

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From Old Galician-Portuguese rua (street), from or influenced by Old French rue (Modern French rue) or Old Spanish rua (Modern Spanish rúa), from Vulgar Latin *ruga (furrow, path, street), from Latin ruga (wrinkle), from Proto-Indo-European *krewp- (to become encrusted). Cognate with Galician rúa. Doublet of ruga.

Noun

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rua f (plural ruas)

  1. street; road (paved path)
    Eu moro na rua da Igreja.
    I live on Church Street.
    Olha para os dois lados antes de atravessar a rua.
    Look both ways before you cross the street.
  2. streets (urban areas outside buildings)
    O mendigo mora na rua.
    The beggar lives in the streets.

Interjection

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rua!

  1. out! (strong, impolite demand for someone to leave)
    Synonyms: andor, fora

Etymology 2

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Verb

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rua

  1. inflection of ruar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Rapa Nui

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɾu.a/
  • Hyphenation: ru‧a

Etymology 1

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Rapa Nui cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : rua
    Compound form : piti

From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rua. Cognates include Hawaiian lua and Maori rua.

Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Etymology 2

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From Proto-Polynesian *lua. Cognates include Samoan lua and Tokelauan lua.

Verb

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rua

  1. (intransitive) to vomit

References

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  • Veronica Du Feu (1996) Rapanui (Descriptive Grammars), Routledge, →ISBN, page 207
  • Paulus Kieviet (2017) A grammar of Rapa Nui[1], Berlin: Language Science Press, →ISBN, page 147

Rarotongan

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Rarotongan cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : rua

Etymology

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From Proto-Eastern Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Nuclear Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Polynesian *rua, from Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Ratahan

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Etymology

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From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Rotuman

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Rotuman cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : rua

Etymology

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From Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Sardinian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Latin rūga.

Noun

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rua f (plural ruas)

  1. street

Sotho

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Verb

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rua

  1. to be rich

Ternate

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Etymology

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r- +‎ ua

Adverb

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rua

  1. not anymore, no longer

References

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  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001). A Descriptive Study of the Language of Ternate, the Northern Moluccas, Indonesia. University of Pittsburgh.

Tetum

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Etymology

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From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Ujir

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Numeral

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rua

  1. two

References

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  • Antoinette Schapper, Marian Klamer, Numeral systems in the Alor-Pantar languages

Uneapa

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Etymology

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From Proto-Oceanic *rua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Pronunciation

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Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Further reading

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  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

Uruava

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Numeral

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rua

  1. two

Further reading

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  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)
  • ABVD

Venetian

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Etymology 1

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From Latin rota. Compare Italian ruota.

Alternative forms

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Noun

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rua f (plural rue)

  1. wheel
  2. tyre

Etymology 2

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From Latin rūta, from Ancient Greek ῥυτή (rhutḗ). Compare Italian ruta.

Noun

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rua f (plural rue)

  1. rue (plant)