Rud
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Rud
See also: Rud, RUD, and rúd

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English rudden, ruden, from Old English rudian ("to be ruddy") (compare rudu ("redness")), from Proto-Germanic *rudjan?, from Proto-Indo-European *h?rud?éh?ti, from *h?rewd?- ("red") (compare red; cognate with Old Cornish rud and Old Irish rúad).

Noun

rud (uncountable)

  1. redness; blush
  2. ruddle; red ochre
  3. Alternative form of rudd (the fish).

Verb

rud (third-person singular simple present ruds, present participle rudding, simple past and past participle rudded)

  1. (intransitive) To become red; redden.
  2. (obsolete, transitive) To make red.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
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Etymology 2

Verb

rud (third-person singular simple present ruds, present participle rudding, simple past and past participle rudded)

  1. (Britain, dialectal) To rub; to polish.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rud in
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams


Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish rét.

Pronunciation

Noun

rud m (genitive singular ruda, nominative plural rudaí)

  1. thing
    1. material object
    2. matter, circumstance; act, event, affair, idea
  2. person, creature
  3. means, substance
    1. benefit, gain
    2. thing of consequence
    3. way of acting
  4. thing asked for
  5. concern, sorrow
  6. affection
  7. wit, understanding

Declension

Synonyms

Derived terms

  • anrud ("great quantity or number; too much concern, excessive desire")
  • céard ("what", interrogative)
  • éard, séard ("what", relative)
  • fo-rud ("odd, incidental thing")
  • rud beag ("a little, a bit")

References


Polish

Pronunciation

Noun

rud

  1. genitive plural of ruda

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish rét.

Noun

rud m (genitive singular ruid, plural rudan)

  1. thing

Derived terms

References


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *r?d? (Bulgarian (rud), Polish r?dzy).

Pronunciation

Adjective

r?d (definite r?d?, Cyrillic spelling ?)

  1. curly, shaggy, locky
Declension

Etymology 2

From Proto-Slavic *rud?.

Pronunciation

Adjective

r?d (definite r?d?, Cyrillic spelling ?)

  1. reddish-brown, carroty, foxy
Declension

References

  • "rud" in Hrvatski jezi?ni portal
  • "rud" in Hrvatski jezi?ni portal

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