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.

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.

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Abbreviation[edit]

rit

  1. ritardando

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Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit ?

  1. rite

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

rit

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

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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

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse.

Noun[edit]

rit n (genitive singular rits, nominative plural rit)

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

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Lhao Vo[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Paul K. Benedict, Sino-Tibetan: A Conspectus (1972, ISBN 0521081750, 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)

Lojban[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

rit

  1. rafsi of brito (British).

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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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
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Etymology 2[edit]

From German Ried.

Noun[edit]

rȋt m (Cyrillic spelling ри̑т)

  1. swamp, peat bog

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ritь.

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Noun[edit]

rìt f (genitive ríti, nominative plural ríti)

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

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit c

  1. rite

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