- a handwoven Scandinavian rug with a thick pile and usually a strong, colorful design.
- the weave used for this, comprising warp, weft, and hand-tied knots.
Origin of rya
First recorded in 1940–45; after Rya, city in Sweden, where originally produced
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Examples from the Web for rya
It is a Sanskrit rendering of only thirty-four Gtakas ascribed to rya Sra.
The gift of his head is related in some gtaka, not found in this selection of rya Sra.
A controversial discussion should never be carried on with a religious teacher (rya).
A gentleman (rya), however distressed, will scarcely do anything ignoble (anrya), O thou Thousand-eyed One!