See also: RUDs

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EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

ruds

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of rud

LatvianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Baltic *raud, *rud, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rewdʰ-(red). Cognates include Lithuanian rùdas(brown, reddish brown), Proto-Slavic *rudъ (Russian рудый(rúdyj, bright red), Ukrainian рудий(rudyj, red, red-haired), Czech rudý, Polish rudy), German rot, English red, Latin ruber(red).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

ruds (def. rudais, comp. rudāks, sup. visrudākais; adv. rudi)

  1. (of, e.g., hair) red, red-haired; reddish yellow, brownish yellow with a tone of red
    ruds runcis‎ ― red tomcat
    ruda lapsa‎ ― red fox
    rudas acis‎ ― red eyes
    ruda bārda‎ ― red beard
    rudi mati‎ ― red hair
    ruda ķēve‎ ― red, chestnut mare
    priežu rudie stumbri‎ ― red pine trunks

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “ruds”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7