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I've picked up a great appetite for pastrami on rye and nice cream soda. It's fantastic, but I have to be careful, or I'm going to get really fat.
Vincent Piazza

Meaning of "rye" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RYE

Old English ryge; related to Old Norse rugr, Old French rogga, Old Saxon roggo.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RYE

rye  [raɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RYE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Rye is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RYE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

rye

Rye

Rye is a grass grown extensively as a grain and as a forage crop. It is a member of the wheat tribe and is closely related to barley and wheat. Rye grain is used for flour, rye bread, rye beer, crisp bread, some whiskeys, some vodkas, and animal fodder. It can also be eaten whole, either as boiled rye berries, or by being rolled, similar to rolled oats. Rye is a cereal grain and should not be confused with ryegrass, which is used for lawns, pasture, and hay for livestock.

Definition of rye in the English dictionary

The definition of rye in the dictionary is the grain of this grass, used in making flour and whiskey, and as a livestock food. Other definition of rye is Also called: rye whiskey. whiskey distilled from rye. US whiskey must by law contain not less than 51 per cent rye.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RYE

rya
ryal
Ryazan
rybat
Rybinsk
Rybinsk Reservoir
Rydal
Ryder
Ryder Cup
rye bread
rye whiskey
rye whisky
rye-brome
rye-grass
ryeflour
Ryeland
ryepeck
Ryle
rynd

WORDS THAT END LIKE RYE

an eye for an eye
aye
bird´s-eye
by the bye
bye
bye-bye
dye
easy on the eye
eye
Gaye
goodbye
hook and eye
in the public eye
my eye
nye
see eye to eye
Skye
turn a blind eye
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Zaporozhye

Synonyms and antonyms of rye in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «rye» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RYE

Find out the translation of rye to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of rye from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «rye» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

裸麦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

centeno
570 millions of speakers

English

rye
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

राई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جاوْدار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

рожь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

centeio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শস্যবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

seigle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Roggen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ライ麦
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

호밀
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Rye
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lúa mạch đen
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கம்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

राय नावाचे धान्य
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Çavdar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

segale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

żyto
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

жито
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

secară
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σίκαλη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rog
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

råg
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rug
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of rye

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RYE»

The term «rye» is very widely used and occupies the 18.357 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RYE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about rye

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5 QUOTES WITH «RYE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word rye.
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Roger Kahn
Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
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Vincent Piazza
I've picked up a great appetite for pastrami on rye and nice cream soda. It's fantastic, but I have to be careful, or I'm going to get really fat.
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Vincent Piazza
I've picked up a great appetite for pastrami on rye and a nice cream soda. It is fantastic. So I have to be careful or I'm going to just get really fat.
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Olesya Rulin
The thing I miss about Russia the most is what is called 'black bread.' It's rye bread, and everyone eats it. I slice mine up and put sunflower oil and salt on it... the best thing ever. It was like a little treat for me when I was a kid.
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Kerry Thornley
Every few thousand years some shepard inhales smoke from a burning bush and has a vision or eats moldy rye bread in a cave and sees God.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RYE»

Discover the use of rye in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to rye and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Catcher in the Rye
Navigating his way through the challenges of growing up, Holden dissects the 'phony' aspects of society, and the 'phonies' themselves: the headmaster whose affability depends on the wealth of the parents, his roommate who scores with girls ...
Jerome David Salinger, 2010
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Kasher in the Rye: The True Tale of a White Boy from Oakland ...
But KASHER IN THE RYE is not an "eye opener" to the horrors of addiction. It's a hilarious memoir about the absurdity of it all. When he was a young boy, Kasher's mother took him on a vacation to the West Coast.
Moshe Kasher, 2012
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J. D. Salinger's the Catcher in the Rye
- Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism - Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index - An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.
Harold Bloom, 2009
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Understanding The Catcher in the Rye: A Student Casebook to ...
Examines the background and themes of "Catcher in the Rye," discusses the novel's censorship, and examines the character of Holden Caulfield
Sanford Pinsker, Ann Pinsker, 1999
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A Pocket Full of Rye (Miss Marple)
A handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman...
Agatha Christie, 2010
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Rye
Rye, now a suburb of New York City, has a fascinating history dating from its founding in 1660.
Paul D. Rheingold, 2009
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New Essays on The Catcher in the Rye
Five essays focus on various aspects of the novel from its ideology within the context of the Cold War and portrait of a particular American subculture to its account of patterns of adolescent crisis and rich and complex narrative structure ...
Jack Salzman, 1991
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J.D. Salinger's Catcher in the Rye
A guide to reading "Catcher in the Rye" with a critical and appreciative mind. Includes background on the author's life and times, sample tests, term paper suggestions, and a reading list.
Joseph Claro, 1984
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The Ballad of Peckham Rye
The Ballad of Peckham Rye presents Dame Muriel Spark at her most devilishly piquant.
Muriel Spark, 1960
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Ham on Rye: A Novel
From a harrowingly cheerless childhood in Germany through acne-riddled high school years and his adolescent discoveries of alcohol, women, and the Los Angeles Public Library's collection of D. H. Lawrence, Ham on Rye offers a crude, brutal, ...
Charles Bukowski, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RYE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term rye is used in the context of the following news items.
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Templeton Rye reaches lawsuit settlement, will pay refunds
The label for Templeton Rye has been changed as the result of a lawsuit. ... If you've ever bought a bottle of Templeton Rye Whiskey, you might be due a refund. «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
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Lion park blames Rye woman in fatal mauling as investigation …
“Her energy and passion could not be contained by mere continents or oceans.” A memorial service will be held Saturday in her hometown of Rye, New York. «New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV, Jun 15»
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Rye captures 2A baseball title on a wild day, which includes hidden …
PUEBLO — All week, coach Stacey Graham kept preaching to his Rye baseball team to never stop believing in itself no matter the circumstances. «CHSAA Now, May 15»
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Rye is rising: A new whiskey trend that goes with the grain
More rye whiskeys are appearing on store shelves as consumers explore whiskey's spicier side. Rye sales were up 40% by volume in 2014, the Distilled Spirits ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Apr 15»
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SCSU cheerleader among 2 CT drivers killed in Rye, N.Y. crash
RYE, N.Y. (WTNH) — One man and one woman from Connecticut were killed in a car crash Monday just over the border in Rye, New York. At approximately ... «WTNH, Feb 15»
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Police: 2 People Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash On I-95 In Rye
RYE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two people were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on the New England Thruway in Rye on Monday afternoon, police said. «CBS Local, Feb 15»
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New York Giants Owner, Rye Resident, Ann Mara Dies
RYE, N.Y. – Ann Mara, the matriarch of the New York Giants' founding family, died early Sunday morning after a recent fall in front of her Rye home, the New ... «The Daily Voice, Feb 15»
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Lawsuit against Templeton Rye maker gets green light
A lawsuit alleging that whiskey maker Templeton Rye deceived consumers received approval to proceed from the state attorney general's office, a signal that the ... «USA TODAY, Sep 14»
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Northiam girl shot in the head and 'father' found dead in Rye, East …
A schoolgirl is fighting for life in hospital after being shot in the head by a man believed to be her father. The girl, of primary school age, was shot at her home in ... «The Independent, Sep 14»
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Upstate man charged with reckless endangerment in Westchester …
RYE BROOK – A 31-year-old man is charged with reckless endangerment after he unintentionally fired a gun through a wall at the Hilton Westchester, striking ... «The Journal News | LoHud.com, Aug 14»

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