See also: Rubia

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short for Latin rubia herba. rubia is derived from ruber (red).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rubia f (genitive rubiae); first declension

  1. A red dye, madder.
    • c. 77-79 AD, Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 19.17
      in primis rubia, tinguendis lanis et coriis necessaria
      The first of these is madder, the employment of which is necessary in dyeing wool and leather.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rubia rubiae
Genitive rubiae rubiārum
Dative rubiae rubiīs
Accusative rubiam rubiās
Ablative rubiā rubiīs
Vocative rubia rubiae

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: robbia
  • Portuguese: ruiva
  • Romanian: roibă
  • Spanish: rubia
  • Translingual: Rubia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “robbia” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN

SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rubia

  1. Feminine singular of adjective rubio.

NounEdit

rubia f (plural rubias, masculine rubio, masculine plural rubios)

  1. feminine equivalent of rubio, blonde