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 reis. The correct singular is real.

Noun[edit]

rei (plural reis)

  1. An old Portuguese money of account.

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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin rēx, rēgem.

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reis, feminine reina)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

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]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to German Reigen.

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reien, diminutive reitje n)

  1. circle dance

Synonyms[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

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

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]

Noun[edit]

reī or rēī f

  1. genitive and dative singular of rēs

reī m

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

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

rei

  1. (cardinal, hexadecimal digit and number) fourteen

Rafsi[edit]

rei

  1. rafsi of preti.

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

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 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)

Descendants[edit]

Related terms[edit]

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Old Provençal[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]

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Papiamentu[edit]

Noun[edit]

rei

  1. king

Portuguese[edit]

rei

Alternative forms[edit]

  • rey (obsolete)

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)

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

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:rei.

Usage notes[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

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  • Angolar: alê
  • Annobonese: alé
  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: rei
  • Kabuverdianu: rei
  • Korlai Creole Portuguese: rhe
  • Malaccan Creole Portuguese: re
  • 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]