adjective miserable, dirty, poorly, in compounds -rūpin Ja.iv.387 (= lūkhavesa C.), with variant reading duma˚; and -vāsin poorly dressed Ja.iv.380.
put down (rightly) by Geiger, P.Gr. § 53 as different fr. Sk. rukma (shining); Morris, J.P.T.S. 1893 12 tried the etym. rumma = Sk. rumra “tawny,” oṛ rukma (rukmin) shiny. It is still an unsolved problem It may not be far off to trace a relation (by miswriting dissimilation or false analogy) to ruppa in sense of ruppati, or to ruj, or even rudda. The C. expln of all the rumma- & rummin passages is; anañjita, i.e. unkempt