rei

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See also: Rei, réi, reí, Réi, and re'i

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Incorrect back-formation of Portuguese plural réis. The correct singular is real.

Noun[edit]

rei (plural reis)

  1. An old Portuguese money of account.

Related terms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rei in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēx, rēgem.

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king

Related terms[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Catalan rei, reig, from Latin rēgem, accusative of rēx, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reis, feminine reina)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Catalan · peces d'escacs (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei reina, dama torre alfil cavall peó

Chuukese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ -(e)i

Preposition[edit]

rei

  1. with me

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch rei, from Picard rey, from Old French raie, roie. Cognate to German Reigen, English ray.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛi̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: rei
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reien, diminutive reitje n)

  1. circle dance, dance in which the participants form a circle, walk or dance rhythmically and sing or chant

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Galician[edit]

King Miro, Suevic king of Galicia, and Saint Martin of Braga

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese rei, from Latin rēgem, accusative singular of rēx (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king
    • 1261, A. Martínez Salazar (ed.), Documentos gallegos de los siglos XIII al XVI. A Coruña: Casa de la Misericordia, page 33:
      Auos Joã Perez de Salto Juiz del Rey na terra de Pruços. ea uos Roy Martijz meu merino de Nendos et de Pruços. ea uos Pedro Suarez de Betanços saude et graça. sabades que eu receby carta del Rey aque uos enuyo ensarrada éésta mya et mandouos que Logo enpresente ueyades esta carta del Rey et que cumprades todalas cousas que éénla manda
      To you, Xoán Pérez de Salto, King's judge in the land of Pruzos; and to you, Roi Martís, my official in Nendos and Pruzos; and to you, Pedro Suárez de Betanzos; health and grace.
      You must know that I have received a letter of the King, which I send to you enclosed in this mine, and I order you to promptly see this letter of the King and to accomplish everything ordered in it
  2. (chess) king

Usage notes[edit]

In archaic or very formal usage, the definite form (“the King”) may be expressed as el rei instead of o rei.

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Galician · pezas de xadrez (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei raíña, dama torre, roque alfil cabalo peón

References[edit]

  • rei” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • rei” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • rei” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • rei” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rei

  1. masculine plural of reo

Anagrams[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

rei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of れい
  2. Rōmaji transcription of レイ

Kabuverdianu[edit]

Noun[edit]

rei m

  1. king

Ladin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēte.

Noun[edit]

rei f (plural reies)

  1. net
  2. network

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

reī f

  1. genitive/dative singular of rēs

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

reī m

  1. inflection of reus:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/vocative plural

Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

rei m

  1. king

References[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

rei

  1. second-person singular imperative of reien

Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēx, rēgem.

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

rei

  1. simple past of ri
  2. simple past of ride

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse reið, Proto-Germanic *raidō. Doublet of raide.

Noun[edit]

rei f (definite singular reia, indefinite plural reier, definite plural reiene)

  1. (archaic or poetic) ride, riding
  2. (folklore) a flock of wights
  3. Alternative form of red m

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

rei

  1. past tense of ri

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

rei m (oblique plural reis, nominative singular reis, nominative plural rei)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of roi
    • 13th century, Herman de Valenciennes, Assomption Nostre Dame, page 6, column 2, line 26:
      li trei rei t'aourent d'estrange regiun
      the three kings from a strange land worshipped you

Old Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēx, rēgem

Noun[edit]

rei m (oblique plural reis, nominative singular reis, nominative plural rei)

  1. king (male monarch)

Coordinate terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Occitan: rei, rèi
  • Old Catalan: rei, rey

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēgem, accusative singular of rēx (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reis, feminine reỹa, feminine plural reỹas)

  1. king (male ruler of a kingdom)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Fala: rei
  • Galician: rei
  • Portuguese: rei
    • Angolar: alê
    • Annobonese: alé
    • Guinea-Bissau Creole: rei
    • Kabuverdianu: rei
    • Korlai Creole Portuguese: rhe
    • Kristang: re
    • Papiamentu: rei
    • Principense: arê
    • Sãotomense: alê

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Papiamentu[edit]

Zijne Majesteit Koning Willem-Alexander met koningsmantel april 2013.jpeg

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish rey.

Noun[edit]

rei

  1. king



Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rei

  1. inflection of reja:
    1. genitive/dative/locative singular
    2. genitive plural

Portuguese[edit]

rei

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese rei, from Latin rēgem, accusative singular of rēx (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reis, feminine rainha, feminine plural rainhas)

  1. king (monarch)
  2. (chess, card games) king

Usage notes[edit]

In archaic usage, the definite form (“the king”) may be expressed as el-rei instead of o rei.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:rei.

Descendants[edit]

  • Angolar: alê
  • Annobonese: alé
  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: rei
  • Kabuverdianu: rei
  • Korlai Creole Portuguese: rhe
  • Kristang: re
  • Papiamentu: rei
  • Principense: arê
  • Sãotomense: alê

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Portuguese · peças de xadrez (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
rei rainha, dama torre bispo cavalo peão
Playing cards in Portuguese · cartas de baralho (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
ás dois, duque três, terno quatro, quadra cinco, quina seis, sena sete, manilha
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
oito nove dez valete dama rei jóquer, joker,
coringa, curinga

Rapa Nui[edit]

Noun[edit]

rei

  1. end of a boat (stern or prow)

Derived terms[edit]


Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

rei (n class, plural rei)

  1. Alternative form of ree

See also[edit]

Playing cards in Swahili · karata za kucheza (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
ree, rea, rei mbili tatu nne tano sita saba
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
nane tisa kumi ghulamu, mzungu wa tatu malkia, mzungu wa pili, bibi mfalme, mzungu wa nne, basha jokari