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Ruth

Ruth appears in the following tongue twister:

  • Rather Ruth's writhings than Roth's wrath.
    (by David Philips)

Ruth appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Wash turgid animals I slam in a dig Ruth saw.
  • To let in a brush, turn Ruth’s urbanite lot.
  • Sal is not in? Ruth asks. "Ah, turn it on, Silas."
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Definition of the noun ruth

What does ruth mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • ruth: ruths
  • Ruth: -

  1. United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
  2. the great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
  3. a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
  4. a book of the Old Testament that tells the story of Ruth who was not an Israelite but who married an Israelite and who stayed with her mother-in-law Naomi after her husband died
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of Ruth: Book of Ruth
    • instance of: book = a major division of a long written composition
    • part of: Old Testament = the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; Hagiographa / Ketubim / Writings = the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures

Alternative definition of the noun ruth

noun

  1. Sorrow; misery; grief.
  2. That which brings ruth; cruel or barbarous conduct.
  3. Sorrow for the misery of another; pity, compassion; mercy; tenderness.
  4. Repentance; regret; remorse; misery; distress.
  5. A pitiful sight; a pity.

Phrases with Ruth

Phrases starting with the word Ruth:

  1. ruth fulton
  2. Ruth's Scale
  3. Ruth's Sedge
  4. ruth benedict
  5. Ruth Milkweed
  6. Ruth's Milkweed
  7. ruth saint denis
  8. Ruth's Goldaster
  9. Ruth's Golden Aster
  10. Ruth's Littlebrownjug

Phrases ending with the word Ruth:

  1. babe ruth
  2. book of ruth
  3. Tadumia Ruth
  4. Sericinus Ruth
  5. Ephysteris Ruth
  6. george herman ruth
  7. Species Tadumia Ruth
  8. Species Sericinus Ruth
  9. Species Ephysteris Ruth

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ruth

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Google previewPebble Poetry (2016)

by Ruth Parfett

Ruth is an Australian poet and artist, who writes with a raw passion straight from the soul.

Google previewThe Scarlet Cord (2010)

Conversations with God's Chosen Women by Lindsay Hardin Freeman

God, Ruth is a good girl. Help us to make it; help us find a way to live, to make a home. We don't need...

Google previewAgainst Fairness (2012)

by Stephen T. Asma

Ruth is a Moabite woman who marries the Israelite Naomi's son. Moabite people and Israelites are distant relations anyway, but the ...

Google previewRead the Bible for a Change (2009)

Understanding and Responding to God's Word by Ray Lubeck

Ruth is a story of Israel on the road to kingship.

Ruth is the ideal narrative embodiment of this “lady wisdom,”5 while Boaz presents a best case scenario of the line from which Messiah will come, choosing wisdom over the seductive pow — ...

Google previewInclusive Voices in Post-exilic Judah (2002)

by Anna L. Grant-Henderson

Ruth is the story of a foreigner in which the text refrains from any debate about the inclusion or exclusion of foreigners in the midst of the community, nor is it a rebuttal such as we discussed in Isaiah 56. There are spirited arguments among ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ethnicity and Sports in the United States (2000)

by George B. Kirsch, Othello Harris, Claire Elaine Nolte

RUTH, GEORGE HERMAN ("Babe") great American pastime. Rough-and- tumble Babe loved it and thoroughly outplayed all other members of the forty- three intramural St. Mary's teams, made up of youngsters from each dormitory, floor, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible (2011)

Former Joshua Judges Joshua Judges Joshua Judges Joshua Judges Judges Ruth Prophets: Joshua Judges 1 Samuel 2 Samuel 1 Kings 2 Kings Latter Prophets: Isaiah ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders (2007)

by Carol Turkington, Ruth Anan

Carol Turkington, Ruth Anan. ENTRIES A–Z 16 Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network Entries A-Z.

Google previewThe Dictionary of English Inflected Words, with the Syllabication of All the Words According to a System Founded on Well-defined Principles (1877)

And the System of Syllabication as Applied to Poetry and the Scansion of Verse. Forming Part II of The Handy English Word Book by James Stormonth

ruth n.

Google previewPigment Compendium: A Dictionary of Historical Pigments (2007)

by Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall

Nicholas Eastaugh, Valentine Walsh, Tracey Chaplin, Ruth Siddall. Azurium citramarinum Azurite as a pigment has been recently reviewed by Gettens and FitzHugh (1993a). See: azure. Copper carbonates group; Copper group; Chrysocolla; ...

Google previewThe Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South Asia : the Indian subcontinent (1998)

by Bruno Nettl, Ruth M. Stone, James Porter, Timothy Rice

Bruno Nettl, Alison Arnold, Ruth M. Stone, James Porter, Timothy Rice. The following list identifies the recorded selections on the compact disc that accompanies this volume and gives page references to text discussions of each selection.

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Small photo of Palm Springs - JAN 3: Ruth Negga at the Variety's Creative Impact Awards and 10 Directors to Watch at the Parker Palm Springs on January 3, 2017 in Palm Springs, CASmall photo of Palm Springs - JAN 3: Ruth Negga at the Variety's Creative Impact Awards and 10 Directors to Watch at the Parker Palm Springs on January 3, 2017 in Palm Springs, CASmall photo of Shadow of a tree "Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby - Ruth E. Renkel"Small photo of Architect Bjarke Ingels (L) and Ruth Otero attend the Time 100 Gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall on April 25, 2017 in New York City.Small photo of LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 8, 2017: Ruth Negga at the 74th Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los AngelesSmall photo of LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 8, 2017: Ruth Negga at the 74th Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los AngelesSmall photo of LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 8, 2017: Ruth Negga at the 74th Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Los Angeles More...

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Quotes about Ruth

I don't want to be Babe Ruth. He was a great ballplayer. I'm not trying to replace him. The record is there and damn right I want to break it, but that isn't replacing Babe Ruth. (Roger Maris)
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Scrabble value of R1U1T1H4

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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