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Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Either inherited from Old High German rūzzan (to snore) or borrowed from Italian russare (to snore), itself perhaps from Lombardic (h)rūzzan (to snore).

VerbEdit

ruusse (Uri)

  1. to snore
  2. to grunt

ReferencesEdit

  • “ruusse” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co., page 63.