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

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Doublet with rei, reie.

NounEdit

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

  1. moat
  2. creek, ditch

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

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.