Ruga in Scrabble Dictionary

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Yes. The word ruga is a Scrabble US word. The word ruga is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word ruga is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

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4 letters words from 'ruga'

GAUR 5GUAR 5
RUGA 5 

3 letters words from 'ruga'

GAR 4GAU 4
GUR 4RAG 4
RUG 4 

2 letters words from 'ruga'

AG 3AR 2
GU 3UG 3
UR 2 

All 4 letters words made out of ruga

ruga urga rgua grua ugra gura ruag urag raug arug uarg aurg rgau grau ragu argu garu agru ugar guar uagr augr gaur agur

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word ruga. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in ruga.

Definitions and meaning of ruga

ruga

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin ruga.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹuːɡə/

Noun

ruga (plural rugae)

  1. (anatomy, biology) a crease or wrinkle
    • 1997, the deadly water-snakes coil’d together like the Rugæ of a single great Brain, the gray and even illumination from the Sky. — Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon

Translations

Anagrams

  • Guar., Gura, Urga, gaur, guar, ragu, ragù

Italian

Etymology

From Latin ruga, from Proto-Indo-European *krewp- (to become encrusted), extension of *krew- (scab).

Noun

ruga f (plural rughe)

  1. wrinkle, line

Derived terms

  • rugoso

Anagrams

  • ragù, urga

Kikuyu

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɾuɣa/

Verb

ruga (infinitive kũruga)

  1. to cook

Derived terms

(Nouns)

  • mũrugi class 1

(Verbs)

  • kũrugĩra

(Proverbs)

  • mũndũ ũtathiaga oigaga no nyina ũrugaga wega

References

  • Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, p. 363. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *krewp- (to become encrusted), extension of *krew- (scab), related to Sanskrit रूक्ष (rūkṣa).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈruː.ɡa/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈru.ɡa/, [ˈruː.ɡa]

Noun

rūga f (genitive rūgae); first declension

  1. crease (on the face), wrinkle

Declension

First-declension noun.

Derived terms

  • corrūgō
  • rūgōsus

Descendants

  • Eastern Romance:
    • Aromanian: arugã
  • Italian: ruga
  • Old French: rue
    • French: rue
    • Old Portuguese: rua
      • Galician: rúa
      • Portuguese: rua
  • Old Occitan:
    • Occitan: rua
  • Old Spanish: rua
    • Spanish: rúa
  • Venetian: ruga
    • Albanian: rrugë
  • Portuguese: ruga
  • Spanish: ruga

References

  • ruga in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ruga in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ruga in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • ruga in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈru.ɡa/

Noun

ruga f

  1. (colloquial) scolding, slating (criticism)

Declension

Verb

ruga

  1. third-person singular present of rugać

Further reading

  • ruga in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin ruga. Doublet of rua (street).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈʁuɣɐ/

Noun

ruga f (plural rugas)

  1. wrinkle
  2. crease

Related terms

  • rugoso

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin rogāre, present active infinitive of rogō, from Proto-Indo-European *rog-, ablaut of *h₃reǵ-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ruˈɡa]

Verb

a ruga (third-person singular present roagă, past participle rugat1st conj.

  1. to ask (for)
  2. to pray
  3. to beg, implore

Conjugation

Synonyms

  • (ask for): cere
  • (pray): închina

Derived terms

  • rugare

Related terms

  • rugăciune
  • rugăminte
  • rugător

See also

  • mă rog
  • te rog
  • vă rog

Sardinian

Etymology

Ultimately from Latin eruca.

Noun

ruga f

  1. caterpillar

See also

  • mariavolavola m

Spanish

Verb

ruga

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

Veps

Etymology

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Noun

ruga

  1. resin

Inflection

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “смола”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a reddish or brownish-red colour.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)