See also: ruína, ruïna, ruiná, and ruină

CzechEdit

NounEdit

ruina f

  1. ruin

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VerbEdit

ruina

  1. third-person singular past historic of ruiner

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ruˈina/, [r̺uˈiː.n̺a]
  • Hyphenation: ru‧i‧na

NounEdit

ruina f (plural ruine)

  1. Archaic form of rovina.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ruō (I collapse).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ruīna f (genitive ruīnae); first declension

  1. a falling down, collapse, ruin, destruction
  2. ruins, debris

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ruīna ruīnae
Genitive ruīnae ruīnārum
Dative ruīnae ruīnīs
Accusative ruīnam ruīnās
Ablative ruīnā ruīnīs
Vocative ruīna ruīnae

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DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: rrënoj
  • Asturian: ruina
  • Catalan: ruïna
  • English: ruin
  • French: ruine
  • Friulian: ruvine

ReferencesEdit

  • ruina in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ruina in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ruina in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • the house threatens to fall in (vid. sect. X. 5, note 'Threaten'...): domus ruina impendet
    • the house suddenly fell in ruins: domus subita ruina collapsa est
    • a breach: iter ruina patefactum
    • a breach: patentia ruinis (vid. XII. 1, note ruina...)

PolishEdit

 
ruiny

NounEdit

ruina f

  1. ruin

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ruinare, French ruiner.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

a ruina (third-person singular present ruinează, past participle ruinat1st conj.

  1. to ruin

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin ruina.

NounEdit

ruina f (plural ruinas)

  1. ruin, decay, wreck (also figurative)
  2. decline, downfall
  3. (in the plural) ruins
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

ruina

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of ruinar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of ruinar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of ruinar.

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