re

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin re.

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, 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 (Lesbian) ορίνειν ‎(orínein) ‘to move’), 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 *rei- 'reason, count'. Cognate to Latin rātio ‎(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

  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.

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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, rēgem. Compare Italian re.

Noun[edit]

re m ‎(plural rês)

  1. king

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Noun[edit]

re m ‎(plural res)

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

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Interlingua[edit]

Preposition[edit]

re

  1. about

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

PIE root
*h₃reǵ-

From earlier rege, from Latin rēgem, accusative form of 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.

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