Meaning of ruth

ruth

Pronunciation: (rth), [key]
  1. pity or compassion.
  2. sorrow or grief.
  3. self-reproach; contrition; remorse.

Ruth

Pronunciation: (rth), [key]
  1. a Moabite woman who married Boaz and became an ancestor of David: the daughter-in-law of Naomi.
  2. a book of the Bible bearing her name.
  3. a female given name.

Ruth

Pronunciation: (rth), [key]
  1. (“Babe”), 1895–1948, U.S. baseball player.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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