Examples from the Web for ruthenian
Mr. Ardan says Ruthenian men and women drink, "farmers and Protestants being exceptions."Aliens or Americans?|Howard B. Grose
With regard to the Ruthenian districts of Hungary also they had made demands which had been refused by me.In the World War|Count Ottokar Czernin
Poland's claims were to be left to the self-determination of the Silesian and Ruthenian populations.The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference|Emile Joseph Dillon
It ought to have been called Songs of the Ruthenian people in Poland.
We finish with a few Ruthenian ballads, having no political reference.
British Dictionary definitions for ruthenian
Word Origin and History for ruthenian
1850, of or pertaining to the Ukrainian people (earlier Ruthene, 1540s), from Medieval Latin Rutheni "the Little Russians," a derivative of Russi (see Russia). For consonant change, cf. Medieval Latin Prut(h)eni, from Prussi "Prussians." Another word in the same sense was Russniak.