re

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Latin , ablative of rēs ‎(thing, matter, topic).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

re

  1. About, regarding, with reference to; especially in letters and documents.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin resonāre ‎(to resound), from the first word of the second line of Ut queant laxis, the medieval hymn which solfège was based on because its lines started on each note of the scale successively.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

re ‎(uncountable)

  1. Ray, a syllable used in solfège to represent the second note of a major scale.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

re ‎(uncountable)

  1. Reinsurance.

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Albanian ren, singularized plural of *ri, from Proto-Albanian *rina, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rinéHti ‘move’ (compare Serbo-Croatian rinuti ‎(to push), Ancient Greek ὀρίνω ‎(orínō, to stir, move, excite)), present of *h₃reiH-.

Noun[edit]

re f (indefinite plural re, definite singular reja)

  1. cloud
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *raida, from Proto-Indo-European *rey- ‎(reason, count). Cognate with Latin rātiō ‎(reason, judgment), Old Norse ráða, English read.

Noun[edit]

re f (indefinite plural re, definite singular reja)

  1. attention, care, consideration

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

re m ‎(plural res)

  1. Alternative form of rei
  2. (music) re, ray

Breton[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸro (compare Welsh rhy, Irish ró-).

Adverb[edit]

re

  1. too much

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

re

  1. those

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

re m ‎(plural reo)

  1. pair (of shoes, eyes, etc.)
  2. couple

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

re m ‎(plural res)

  1. (music) re (second note of diatonic scale)

Chuukese[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

re

  1. they
  2. they are
  3. Of a nationality or place; -ish.

Synonyms[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

re f ‎(plural re's, diminutive re'tje n)

  1. (Netherlands, music) re (second note of a major scale)
  2. (Belgium, music) d (tone)

Anagrams[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēx. Compare Italian re.

Noun[edit]

re m ‎(plural rês)

  1. king

Related terms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

re m ‎(plural res)

  1. (music) re (musical note)
  2. (music) D (the musical note or key)

See also[edit]


Ido[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

re ‎(plural re-i)

  1. The name of the Latin script letter R/r.

See also[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Preposition[edit]

re

  1. about

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier rege, from Latin rēx, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs ‎(ruler, king).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /re/, [r̺e]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation:
  • Rhymes: -e

Noun[edit]

re m ‎(plural re)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king
  3. magnate
See also[edit]
Chess pieces in Italian · pezzi degli scacchi (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
re regina,
donna
torre alfiere cavallo pedone
Playing cards in Italian · carte da gioco (layout · text)
40 Asso di picche.jpg 41 Due di picche.jpg 42 Tre di picche.jpg 43 Quattro di picche.jpg 44 Cinque di picche.jpg 45 Sei di picche.jpg 46 Sette di picche.jpg
asso due tre quattro cinque sei sette
47 Otto di picche.jpg 48 Nove di picche.jpg 49 Dieci di picche.jpg 50 J di picche.jpg 51 Q di picche.jpg 52 K di picche.jpg Jolly Nero.jpg
otto nove dieci fante donna,
regina
re jolly, joker,
matta

Etymology 2[edit]

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Particularly: “probably same as the equivalent English word”

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛ/, [r̺ɛ]
  • Hyphenation:

Noun[edit]

re m ‎(plural re)

  1. re (musical note)
  2. D (musical note or key)

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

re

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. ablative singular of rēs

Preposition[edit]

  1. About, regarding, with reference to.

References[edit]

  • re in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • re in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • re in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) Gaul is bounded by the Rhone.[TR1: Gallia Rhodano continetur (vid. sect. V. 4., note contineri aliqua re...)
    • (ambiguous) to be on horseback: in equo sedere; equo insidēre
    • (ambiguous) to pass one's time in doing something: tempus consumere in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to waste time on something: tempus terere, conterere (in) aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) in the time of the Republic: libera re publica
    • (ambiguous) to make oneself conspicuous: conspici, conspicuum esse aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to feast one's eyes with the sight of..: oculos pascere aliqua re (also simply pasci aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to turn one's gaze away from an object: oculos deicere, removere ab aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to prostrate oneself before a person: ad pedes alicuius iacēre, stratum esse (stratum iacēre)
    • (ambiguous) to be seriously ill: vehementer, graviter aeogratare, iacēre
    • (ambiguous) to watch by a sick man's bedside: assidēre aegroto (Liv. 25. 26)
    • (ambiguous) according to circumstances: pro re (nata), pro tempore
    • (ambiguous) according to circumstances: pro tempore et pro re
    • (ambiguous) to begin with a thing: initium capere; incipere ab aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) the motive, cause, is to be found in..: causa posita est in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) the motive, cause, is to be found in..: causa repetenda est ab aliqua re (not quaerenda)
    • (ambiguous) extraneous causes: causae extrinsecus allatae (opp. in ipsa re positae)
    • (ambiguous) to originate in, arise from: ex aliqua re nasci, manare
    • (ambiguous) to originate in, arise from: ab aliqua re proficisci
    • (ambiguous) to accrue in great abundance: ex aliqua re redundare (in or ad aliquid)
    • (ambiguous) untold advantages arise from a thing: utilitas efflorescit ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) in both cases; whichever way you look at it: in utraque re
    • (ambiguous) to depend upon a thing: positum, situm esse in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to depend upon a thing: contineri aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to depend upon a thing: consistere in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to depend upon a thing: pendēre ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) all depends on this; this is the decisive point: in ea re omnia vertuntur
    • (ambiguous) to be composed of; to consist of: constare ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) it is evident from..: cernitur (in) aliqua re (not ex aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to be induced by a consideration: adduci aliqua re (ad aliquid or ut...)
    • (ambiguous) his crowning happiness is produced by a thing; the culminating point of his felicity is..: ad felicitatem (magnus) cumulus accedit ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to comfort a man in a matter; to condole with him: consolari aliquem de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to derive (great) profit , advantage from a thing: fructum (uberrimum) capere, percipere, consequi ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) (great) advantage accrues to me from this: fructus ex hac re redundant in or ad me
    • (ambiguous) to balance a loss by anything: damnum compensare cum aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to find favour with some one; to get into their good graces: benevolentiam, favorem, voluntatem alicuius sibi conciliare or colligere (ex aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to show gratitude (in one's acts): gratiam alicui referre (meritam, debitam) pro aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to thank a person (in words): gratias alicui agere pro aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to expostulate with a person about a thing: conqueri, expostulare cum aliquo de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to inform a person: certiorem facere aliquem (alicuius rei or de aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to mention a thing: mentionem facere alicuius rei or de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to mention a thing incidentally, casually: mentionem inicere de aliqua re or Acc. c. Inf.
    • (ambiguous) to exert oneself very energetically in a matter: multum operae ac laboris consumere in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to apply oneself zealously, diligently to a thing: studium, industriam (not diligentiam) collocare, ponere in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to exert oneself very considerably in a matter: desudare et elaborare in aliqua re (De Senect. 11. 38)
    • (ambiguous) to spare oneself the trouble of the voyage: labore supersedēre (itineris) (Fam. 4. 2. 4)
    • (ambiguous) to strain every nerve, do one's utmost in a matter: omnes nervos in aliqua re contendere
    • (ambiguous) to be engaged upon a matter: occupatum esse in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to spend one's leisure hours on an object: otiosum tempus consumere in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to derive pleasure from a thing: voluptatem ex aliqua re capere or percipere
    • (ambiguous) to recruit oneself, seek relaxation: animum relaxare, reficere, recreare or simply se reficere, se recreare, refici, recreari (ex aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to draw away some one's attention from a thing: alicuius animum ab aliqua re abducere
    • (ambiguous) to fix all one's thoughts on an object: mentem in aliqua re defigere
    • (ambiguous) ideally, not really: cogitatione, non re
    • (ambiguous) to infer by comparison, judge one thing by another: coniecturam alicuius rei facere or capere ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) in truth; really: re (vera), reapse (opp. specie)
    • (ambiguous) to form a plan, make a resolution: consilium capere, inire (de aliqua re, with Gen. gerund., with Inf., more rarely ut)
    • (ambiguous) to be deterred from one's intention by something: a consilio deterreri aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to deliberate together (of a number of people): consilium habere (de aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to deliberate, consider (of individuals): consultare or deliberare (de aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to give a person the advantage of one's advice (and actual support): aliquem consilio (et re) iuvare
    • (ambiguous) after mature deliberation: re diligenter considerata, perpensa
    • (ambiguous) to no purpose; ineffectually: infecta re (Liv. 9. 32)
    • (ambiguous) to win renown amongst posterity by some act: nomen suum posteritati aliqua re commendare, propagare, prodere
    • (ambiguous) to be forgotten, pass into oblivion: in oblivione iacēre (of persons)
    • (ambiguous) to have had great experience in a thing: magnum usum in aliqua re habere
    • (ambiguous) to teach some one letters: erudire aliquem artibus, litteris (but erudire aliquem in iure civili, in re militari)
    • (ambiguous) to make progress in a subject: in aliqua re progressus facere, proficere, progredi
    • (ambiguous) to obtain a result in something: aliquid efficere, consequi in aliqua re (De Or. 1. 33. 152)
    • (ambiguous) to give advice, directions, about a matter: praecepta dare, tradere de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) philosophy is neglected, at low ebb: philosophia (neglecta) iacet (vid. sect. VII. 1, note iacēre...)
    • (ambiguous) to teac: tradere (aliquid de aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to be closely connected with a thing: cohaerere, coniunctum esse cum aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to derive an argument from a thing: argumentum ducere, sumere ex aliqua re or petere ab aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to draw a conclusion from a thing: concludere, colligere, efficere, cogere ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to discuss, investigate a subject scientifically: disputare (de aliqua re, ad aliquid)
    • (ambiguous) to insist on a point: tenere aliquid; stare in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) all agree on this point: omnes (uno ore) in hac re consentiunt
    • (ambiguous) to agree in fact but not in word: re concinere, verbis discrepare
    • (ambiguous) a twofold tradition prevails on this subject: duplex est memoria de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) in everything nature defies imitation: in omni re vincit imitationem veritas
    • (ambiguous) to give an account of a thing (either orally or in writing): exponere aliquid or de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to go deeply into a matter, discuss it fully: multum, nimium esse (in aliqua re) (De Or. 2. 4. 17)
    • (ambiguous) to speak at great length on a subject, discuss very fully: fusius, uberius, copiosius disputare, dicere de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to go a long way back (in narrative): longe, alte (longius, altius) repetere (either absolute or ab aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to let those present fix any subject they like for discussion: ponere iubere, qua de re quis audire velit (Fin. 2. 1. 1)
    • (ambiguous) nominally; really: verbo, nomine; re, re quidem vera
    • (ambiguous) to speak on a subject: verba facere (de aliqua re, apud aliquem)
    • (ambiguous) to be used in speaking of a thing: in aliqua re dici
    • (ambiguous) to be moved by a thing: aliqua re moveri, commoveri
    • (ambiguous) to take pleasure in a thing: laetitiam capere or percipere ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to take pleasure in a thing: delectari aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) I am pained, vexed, sorry: doleo aliquid, aliqua re, de and ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to be vexed about a thing: dolorem capere (percipere) ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) not to trouble oneself about a thing: non laborare de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to be bowed down, prostrated by grief: aegritudine afflictum, debilitatum esse, iacēre
    • (ambiguous) to be in great trouble, affliction: in sordibus luctuque iacēre
    • (ambiguous) to feel sorrow about a thing: luctum percipere ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to be proud, arrogant by reason of something: inflatum, elatum esse aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to be in suspense, waiting for a thing: exspectatione alicuius rei pendēre (animi) (Leg. Agr. 2. 25. 66)
    • (ambiguous) to put confidence in some one: confidere alicui (but aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to be answerable for a person, a thing: praestare aliquem, aliquid, de aliqua re or Acc. c. Inf.
    • (ambiguous) to incur a person's hatred: invidiam colligere (aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to glut one's hatred: odium explere aliqua re (Liv. 4. 32)
    • (ambiguous) to revenge oneself on another for a thing or on some one's behalf: ulcisci aliquem pro aliquo or pro aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to be the slave of one's desires: cupiditatibus servire, pārēre
    • (ambiguous) to be carried away by something: praecipitem ferri aliqua re (Verr. 5. 46. 121)
    • (ambiguous) to feel hurt by something: offendi aliqua re (animus offenditur)
    • (ambiguous) to take a false step in a thing; to commit an indiscretion: offendere in aliqua re (Cluent. 36. 98)
    • (ambiguous) to have an inclination for a thing: propensum, proclivem esse ad aliquid (opp. alienum, aversum esse, abhorrere ab aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to measure something by the standard of something else; to make something one's criterion: metiri, ponderare, aestimare, iudicare aliquid (ex) aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to show moderation in a matter: moderationem, modum adhibere in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to earn a livelihood by something: victum aliqua re quaerere
    • (ambiguous) to turn the conversation on to a certain subject: sermonem inferre de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) the conversation turned on..: sermo incidit de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) the conversation began with..: sermo ortus est ab aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to converse, talk with a person on a subject: sermonem habere cum aliquo de aliqua re (De Am. 1. 3)
    • (ambiguous) to congratulate a person on something: gratulari alicui aliquid or de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) accustomed to a thing: assuefactus or assuetus aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to transact, settle a matter with some one: transigere aliquid (de aliqua re) cum aliquo or inter se
    • (ambiguous) to devote money to a purpose: pecuniam insumere in aliquid or consumere in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to put money in an undertaking: pecuniam collocare in aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to have a large income from a thing (e.g. from mines): magnas pecunias ex aliqua re (e.g. ex metallis) facere
    • (ambiguous) to demand an account, an audit of a matter: rationem ab aliquo reptere de aliqua re (Cluent. 37. 104)
    • (ambiguous) to make profit out of a thing: lucrum facere (opp. damnum facere) ex aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) at the time of a most satisfactory government: optima re publica
    • (ambiguous) to hold the first position in the state: principem in re publica locum obtinere
    • (ambiguous) to take part in politics: in re publica or in rebus publicis versari
    • (ambiguous) to retire from public life: a re publica recedere
    • (ambiguous) for the advantage of the state; in the interests of the state: e re publica (opp. contra rem p.)
    • (ambiguous) to have the good of the state at heart: bene, optime sentire de re publica
    • (ambiguous) to have the good of the state at heart: omnia de re publica praeclara atque egregia sentire
    • (ambiguous) statesmen: viri rerum civilium, rei publicae gerendae periti or viri in re publica prudentes
    • (ambiguous) an experienced politician: homo in re publica exercitatus
    • (ambiguous) to possess great political insight: plus in re publica videre
    • (ambiguous) a man's policy is aiming at, directed towards..: alicuius in re publica or capessendae rei publicae consilia eo spectant, ut...
    • (ambiguous) to strive to gain popular favour by certain means: ventum popularem quendam (in aliqua re) quaerere
    • (ambiguous) to be politically annihilated: iacēre (vid. sect. VII. 1, note iacēre...)
    • (ambiguous) a political ally: consiliorum in re publica socius
    • (ambiguous) to have the same political opinions: idem de re publica sentire
    • (ambiguous) to hold different views in politics: ab aliquo in re publica dissentire
    • (ambiguous) to betray the interests of the state: a re publica deficere
    • (ambiguous) to establish oneself as despot, tyrant by some means: tyrannidem sibi parere aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to appeal to the plebeian tribunes against a praetor's decision: appellare tribunos plebis (in aliqua re a praetore) (Liv. 2. 55)
    • (ambiguous) to consult the senators on a matter: patres (senatum) consulere de aliqua re (Sall. Iug. 28)
    • (ambiguous) what is your opinion: quid de ea re fieri placet?
    • (ambiguous) to hold an inquiry into a matter: quaerere aliquid or de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) to examine a person, a matter: quaestionem habere de aliquo, de aliqua re or in aliquem
    • (ambiguous) to catch a person, find him out: deprehendere aliquem (in aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to decide on the conduct of the case: iudicare causam (de aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to punish some one: ulcisci aliquem (pro aliqua re)
    • (ambiguous) to atone for something by..: luere aliquid aliqua re (De Sen. 20)
    • (ambiguous) to possess great experience in military matters: magnum usum in re militari habere (Sest. 5. 12)
    • (ambiguous) not to be diffuse on such a well-known subject: ne in re nota et pervulgata multus sim
    • (ambiguous) this can be said of..., applies to..: hoc dici potest de aliqua re
    • (ambiguous) I have a few words to say on this: mihi quaedam dicenda sunt de hac re

Latvian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unclear.

Noun[edit]

re m (invariable)

  1. (music) re, D (second note in the major scale)

Etymology 2[edit]

Unclear.

Interjection[edit]

re

  1. look! see? (used to draw the listener's attention to something visible)
    re, tās ir mājas, kur piedzimulook, that is the house where I was born
    re, kā ceriņi saglaudušies ap mājām un žogiemlook how the lilacs have become smooth around the houses and fences
    re, cik klusu un nemanot mana māmuļa sirmolook how quietly, without being noticed, my mom became older (lit. grayer)
  2. look, here is..., you see (used to draw the listener's attention to, or to emphasize, something said or written)
    malkas virtuvē nav; tad re, kāpēc māte vakar nekurināja — there is no wood in the kitchen; here is why mother did not start the heating yesterday
    re, Mārtiņ, kā iet mūsu dzīvītesee, Martin, how our little life is going?...
    bet strazds, re, dzied par Ēģipti pie būra tavā priedē — but the sterling, see, he is singing about Egypt at the cage in your pine tree
Synonyms[edit]

Lojban[edit]

Lojban cardinal numbers
 <  pa re ci  > 
    Cardinal : re

Cmavo[edit]

re ‎(rafsi rel)

  1. (cardinal) two

Derived terms[edit]


Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian re.

Noun[edit]

re m ‎(plural rejiet)

  1. king

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

re

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Serui-Laut[edit]

Noun[edit]

re

  1. eye

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

re

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter R/r.

See also[edit]


Wandamen[edit]

Noun[edit]

re

  1. eye