Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating


[ree-uh, rahy-uh] /ˈri ə, ˈraɪ ə/
noun, plural ryas.
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
1940-45; after Rya, city in Sweden, where originally produced Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for rya
Historical Examples
  • A gentleman (rya), however distressed, will scarcely do anything ignoble (anrya), O thou Thousand-eyed One!

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

    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).

Word of the Day

Word Value for rya

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for rya