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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English rude, from Old French rude, ruide, from Latin rudis (rough, raw, rude, wild, untilled).

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rude (comparative ruder, superlative rudest)

  1. Bad-mannered.
    This girl was so rude towards her boyfriend by screaming at him for no apparent reason.
    Karen broke up with Fred because he was often rude to her.
  2. Somewhat obscene, pornographic, offensive.
  3. Tough, robust.
  4. Undeveloped, unskilled, basic.
    • 2 Corinthians 11:6 (KVJ)
      But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge
    • (Can we date this quote?), Rudyard Kipling, The Conundrum of the Workshops
      When the flush of a new-born sun fell first on Eden's green and gold,
      Our father Adam sat under the Tree and scratched with a stick in the mould;
      And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart,
      Till the Devil whispered behind the leaves, "It's pretty, but is it Art?"
    • 1767, Adam Ferguson, An Essay on the History of Civil Society
      It might be apprehended, that among rude nations, where the means of subsistence are procured with so much difficulty, the mind could never raise itself above the consideration of this subject
  5. Hearty, vigorous; found particularly in the phrase rude health.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rudis.

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rude (masculine and feminine plural rudes)

  1. uncultured, rough

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ruːdə/, [ˈʁuːðə]

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German rūte, from Old High German rūta (German Raute (rhomb)), probably from Latin rūta (rue).

NounEdit

rude c (singular definite ruden, plural indefinite ruder)

  1. pane
  2. window
  3. square
  4. lozenge, diamond
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Etymology 2Edit

From late Old Norse rúta, from Middle Low German rūde, from Latin rūta (rue).

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rude c (singular definite ruden, plural indefinite ruder)

  1. (botany) rue (various perennial shrubs of the genus Ruta)
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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin rudis.

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rude (plural rudes)

  1. rough, harsh
  2. tough, hard; severe
  3. crude, unpolished
  4. hardy, tough, rugged
  5. (informal) formidable, fearsome

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FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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rude f (plural rudis)

  1. rue (Ruta graveolens)

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rudis, rudem.

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rude (invariable)

  1. tough
  2. rough, coarse

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LatinEdit

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rude

  1. nominative neuter singular of rudis
  2. accusative neuter singular of rudis
  3. vocative neuter singular of rudis

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rudis.

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rude m, f

  1. (Jersey) rough

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rudis

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rude m, f (plural rudes, comparable)

  1. rude; bad-mannered

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rude

  1. plural of ruda