Ruk adalah pakayan bawahan nang bantukanya tabung atawa karucut nang manggantung matan pinggang wan manukupi batis (sabatisan atawa sapalih haja).

Rok di sangkutan.
The Evoltion of the skirt, Harry Julius, 1916

Ruk hudah dipakai ulih lalakian wan bibinian macam-macam budaya di dunia, nang kaya Lungi di Asia Salatan, Kanga di Afrika, Tapih di Asia Tunggara, wan Kilt di Skotlandia. Tagal wayah naya dalam pakayan barat nang sudah dipakai urang saluruh dunia, ruk marupakan kata lazim nang dipakai lalakian.

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