riet

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch riet, from Middle Dutch riet, from Old Dutch riet, ried, *riod, from Proto-West Germanic *hreud (reed).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

riet (plural riete, diminutive rietjie)

  1. reed

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Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

riet

  1. past participle of ri

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch riet, from Old Dutch riet, ried, *riod, from Proto-West Germanic *hreud (reed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rit/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: riet
  • Rhymes: -it

Noun[edit]

riet n (plural rieten, diminutive rietje n)

  1. reed

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: riet
  • Negerhollands: ried
  • Papiamentu: rit, riet

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

riet

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of raten

Latvian[edit]

Riet
Riet

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *rey-tey, *rey-ti, from Proto-Indo-European *rey-. The original diphthong ey is still seen in the present tense forms (reju, etc.). Cognates include Lithuanian ríeti (to bark; to scold), Old Prussian rīgewings (/rījewinɡs/, quarreling), Russian dialectal ра́ять (rájatʹ, to make noise), Old High German rērēn, Middle High German rēren (to bleat, to bellow, to shout), German röhren, Sanskrit रायति (rāyati, to bark), Ossetian рӕйын (ræjyn), рӕйун (ræjun), Northern Kurdish reyîn (to bark).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

riet (tr., 1st conj., pres. reju, rej, rej, past rēju)

  1. (of animals, especially dogs) to bark (to produce short, loud noises with the vocal organs)
    Nakts vidū suņi sāka neganti riet.In the middle of the night, the dogs started barking fiercely.
    Naktīs varēja dzirdēt vilkus gaudojam un lapsas rejam māju tuvumā.At night, one could hear the wolves wailing and the foxes barking near the house.
  2. (of machine guns) to bark (to shoot rapidly)
    Kauca lielgabali, rēja ložmetēji, mežs stenēja.The cannons howled, the machine guns barked, the forest groaned.
  3. (of people) to bark (to talk loud, usually angrily)
    Lizalka, mūžam ar visu neapmierināta, rēja uz cilvēkiem gluži kā suns.Lizalka, eternally dissatisfied with everything, barked at people just like a dog.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “riet”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

riet

  1. inflection of rieden:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person singular/plural imperative

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

riet (nominative plural riets)

  1. wrist

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