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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English rudden, ruden, from Old English rudian (to be ruddy) (compare rudu (redness)), from Proto-Germanic *rudjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rudʰéh₁ti, from *h₁rewdʰ- (red) (compare red; cognate with Old Cornish rud and Old Irish rúad).

NounEdit

rud (uncountable)

  1. redness; blush
  2. ruddle; red ochre
  3. Alternative form of rudd (the fish).

VerbEdit

rud (third-person singular simple present ruds, present participle rudding, simple past and past participle rudded)

  1. (intransitive) To become red; redden.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To make red.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

rud (third-person singular simple present ruds, present participle rudding, simple past and past participle rudded)

  1. (Britain, dialectal) To rub; to polish.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rud in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish rét.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rud m (genitive singular ruda, nominative plural rudaí)

  1. thing
    1. material object
    2. matter, circumstance; act, event, affair, idea
  2. person, creature
  3. means, substance
    1. benefit, gain
    2. thing of consequence
    3. way of acting
  4. thing asked for
  5. concern, sorrow
  6. affection
  7. wit, understanding

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SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • anrud (great quantity or number; too much concern, excessive desire)
  • céard (what, interrogative)
  • éard, séard (what, relative)
  • fo-rud (odd, incidental thing)
  • rud beag (a little, a bit)

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rud

  1. genitive plural of ruda

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish rét.

NounEdit

rud m (genitive singular ruid, plural rudan)

  1. thing

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *rǫdъ (Bulgarian руд (rud), Polish rędzy).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rȗd (definite rȗdī, Cyrillic spelling ру̑д)

  1. curly, shaggy, locky
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *rudъ.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rȗd (definite rȗdī, Cyrillic spelling ру̑д)

  1. reddish-brown, carroty, foxy
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • rud” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • rud” in Hrvatski jezični portal