reet

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See also: Reet

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From eye dialectal spelling of right.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

reet (comparative mair reet, superlative maist reet)

  1. (Tyneside) right

Usage notes[edit]

Generally this spelling and pronunciation of right applies only in the adjective and adverb (see below) senses of the word and of the noun sense.

Adverb[edit]

reet (not comparable)

  1. (Tyneside) right

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /reːt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: reet
  • Rhymes: -eːt

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch rete. Equivalent to a deverbal from rijten (to rip (up)).

Noun[edit]

reet f (plural reten, diminutive reetje n) (sometimes m)

  1. A ripped-up spot, tear; cleft, crack, crevice
    De kat krabde reten in het behang.
    The cat tore up the wallpaper to shreds.
  2. (vulgar) The butt crack, arse, anus
  3. (by extension, vulgar) The butt, behind
  4. (by extension, vulgar) (in geen reet nothing at all) nothing
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

reet

  1. singular past indicative of rijten

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

reet

  1. Nominative plural form of reki.

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Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

reet (gender unknown)

  1. (hapax legomenon) impetigo

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