DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch ruuchte. Equivalent to ruig +‎ -te.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrœy̯x.tə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ruig‧te

NounEdit

ruigte f or n (plural ruigten or ruigtes)

  1. wild vegetation
  2. wilderness
    Synonyms: wildernis, woestenij
  3. roughness
    Synonym: ruigheid
  4. (now dialectal) rubbish, waste
  5. (now dialectal) scum, rabble

Scottish GaelicEdit

VerbEdit

ruigte

  1. past participle of ruig