riet

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Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

riet

  1. past participle of ri

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

riet n ‎(plural rieten, diminutive rietje n)

  1. reed

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

riet

  1. First-person singular preterite of raten.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of raten.

Latvian[edit]

Riet
Riet

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Baltic *rey-tey, *rey-ti, from Proto-Indo-European *rey- “to shout, to bellow, to bark.” 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 раять ‎(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), 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 wail and the foxes bark 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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References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “riet”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

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 and plural imperative

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

riet ‎(plural riets)

  1. wrist

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