[ ree-uh, rahy-uh ]
/ ˈri ə, ˈraɪ ə /

noun, plural ry·as.

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.



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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of rya

First recorded in 1940–45; after Rya, city in Sweden, where originally produced

Words nearby rya

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Example sentences from the Web for rya

  • A gentleman (rya), however distressed, will scarcely do anything ignoble (anrya), O thou Thousand-eyed One!

    The Gtakaml|rya Sra
  • It is a Sanskrit rendering of only thirty-four Gtakas ascribed to rya Sra.

    The Gtakaml|rya Sra
  • A controversial discussion should never be carried on with a religious teacher (rya).

  • The gift of his head is related in some gtaka, not found in this selection of rya Sra.

    The Gtakaml|rya Sra