rit

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See also: rît, rīt, riť, and řiť

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ritten (to cut, score, slit, tear), from Old English *rittan (to cut, score, slit, tear,) (compare Old High German rizzen), from Proto-Germanic *ritjaną (to cut, scratch) (compare with Proto-Slavic *rězati (to cut, carve, engrave)). Cognate with German ritzen (to scratch). See also rat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit (plural rits)

  1. (Northern England, Scotland) A scratch, a score or a groove.

Verb[edit]

rit (third-person singular simple present rits, present participle ritting, simple past and past participle ritted)

  1. (Northern England, Scotland) To scratch or score.
  2. (Northern England, Scotland) To tear, rip, rend.
  3. (Northern England, Scotland) To slit.

References[edit]

Adverb[edit]

rit (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of ritardando.

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Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit ?

  1. rite

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɪt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪt

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly a borrowing from Middle Low German rit or Middle High German ritt, related to Middle Dutch rêde, dialectal Dutch reed.

Noun[edit]

rit m (plural ritten, diminutive ritje n)

  1. a ride on horseback or in a vehicle
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

rit

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of ritten
  2. imperative of ritten

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin ritus

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit m (plural rits)

  1. rite

Verb[edit]

rit

  1. third-person singular present indicative of rire
  2. third-person singular past historic of rire

Further reading[edit]

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit n (genitive singular rits, nominative plural rit)

  1. writ
  2. work, literary work
  3. (mathematics) chart, diagram

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Lhao Vo[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Paul K. Benedict, Sino-Tibetan: A Conspectus (1972, →ISBN, page 61 (rit)
  • Proto-Northern-Burmic Reconstruction (SIL) (ɣit⁴)
  • Huang Bufan (editor), Xu Shouchun, Chen Jiaying, Wan Huiyin, A Tibeto-Burman Lexicon (1992; Central Minorities University, Beijing) (ɣək³¹)

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, possibly substrate origin. Compare Friulian raze, Hungarian réce, Albanian rosë, Serbo-Croatian raca.

Noun[edit]

rit m (plural rits)

  1. duck

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ritь.

Noun[edit]

rȉt f (Cyrillic spelling ри̏т)

  1. (vulgar) butt
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From German Ried.

Noun[edit]

rȋt m (Cyrillic spelling ри̑т)

  1. swamp, peat bog

Synonyms[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ritь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rȉt f

  1. (vulgar) ass (buttocks); asshole (anus)

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, i-stem
nom. sing. rít
gen. sing. ríti
singular dual plural
nominative rít ríti ríti
accusative rít ríti ríti
genitive ríti ríti ríti
dative ríti rítma rítim
locative ríti rítih rítih
instrumental rítjo rítma rítmi

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit c

  1. rite

Declension[edit]

Declension of rit 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rit riten riter riterna
Genitive rits ritens riters riternas

Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit f (definite singular rita, dative ritn, definite plural riten, dative ritåm)

  1. drawn line, dash

Verb[edit]

rit

  1. singular active present indicative of riit