[ roo-kahy-zer ]
/ ˈru kaɪ zər /
Muriel,1913–80, U.S. poet.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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Example sentences from the Web for rukeyser
Poetry, Rukeyser believed, was rooted in the world from which it emerged, and had the power to change it.
Rukeyser was encouraged to write her impressions of Spain in a brief memoir, and to return to her lyric poetry.