AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch ruit, from Middle Dutch rute.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ruit (plural ruite)

  1. (geometry) The shape rhombus, an equilateral parallelogram
  2. A glass panel (as) in a window; hence, the whole window

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rœy̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ruit
  • Rhymes: -œy̯t

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch rute, of uncertain origin. Compare German Raute. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

ruit f (plural ruiten, diminutive ruitje n)

  1. (geometry)
  2. The shape rhombus, an equilateral parallelogram
  3. (heraldry) A lozenge
  4. (card games) A diamond; mostly used in the plural: ruiten, for that card suit
  5. A glass panel (as) in a window; hence, the whole window
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DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: ruit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch rute, from Latin rūta, from Ancient Greek ῥυτή (rhutḗ).

NounEdit

ruit f (plural ruiten, diminutive ruitje n)

  1. (botany)
  2. A plant of the genus Ruta; rue.
  3. One of a number of similar plants, notably the related Thalictrum flava.
  4. (rare) Any weed.
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

ruit

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of ruien
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of ruien

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ruit

  1. third-person singular present/perfect active indicative of ruō

Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin rugītus.

NounEdit

ruit m (oblique plural ruiz or ruitz, nominative singular ruiz or ruitz, nominative plural ruit)

  1. rut (period of sexual excitement in an animal)

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