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rude

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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

rude (comparative rud, superlative er)

Positive
rude

Comparative
rud

Superlative
er

  1. Bad mannered.
  2. Obscene, pornographic, offensive.
  3. Tough, robust.
  4. Undeveloped, unskilled, basic.
    • year?, Corinthians 11:6, which? version of the Bible
      But though I be rude in speech, yet not in knowledge
    • year?, Rudyard Kipling, The Conundrum of the Workshops
      When the flush of a new-born sun fell first on Eden's green and gold,
      Our father Adam sat under the Tree and scratched with a stick in the mould;
      And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart,
      Till the Devil whispered behind the leaves, "It's pretty, but is it Art?"

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French

Etymology

Borrowed from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] rudis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

rude m. (f. rude, m. plural rudes, f. plural rudes)

  1. rough, harsh
  2. tough, hard; severe
  3. crude, unpolished
  4. hardy, tough, rugged

Italian

Adjective

rude inv.

  1. tough
  2. rough, coarse

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