See also: Rui, ruí, ruì, ruǐ, ruʻi, and ru'i

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rœy̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: rui
  • Rhymes: -œy̯

Etymology 1Edit

Doublet with rei, reie.

NounEdit

rui f (plural ruien, diminutive ruitje n or ruiken n)

  1. moat, canal (in a city)
  2. creek, ditch

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Deverbal from ruien.

NounEdit

rui m (plural ruien, diminutive ruitje n or ruiken n)

  1. molt (of feathers, fur)

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

rui

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ruien
  2. imperative of ruien

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

rui

  1. Rōmaji transcription of るい

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

ruī

  1. first-person singular perfect active indicative of ruō

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

rui

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ruí.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of ruǐ.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of ruì.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rui f

  1. inflection of ruja:
    1. genitive/dative/locative singular
    2. genitive plural