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-West Germanic *rittjan, from Proto-Germanic *ritjaną (to cut, scratch), from Proto-Indo-European *wrid-néh₂-; see *hrītaną.

Cognate with Middle Low German ritten (to scratch), German ritzen (to scratch). Compare with Proto-Slavic *rězati (to cut, carve, engrave)). 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.

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)
  • Hyphenation: rit
  • Rhymes: -ɪt
  • Homophone: Rith

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch *rit, in Middle Dutch only sparsely attested in compounds, from Middle Low German rit or Middle High German ritt, related to Middle Dutch rêde, dialectal Dutch reed, ultimately from Proto-West Germanic *rīdan.

Noun[edit]

rit m (plural ritten, diminutive ritje n)

  1. a ride on a mount (animal) or man-powered vehicle
  2. a drive in an animal-drawn or motorized vehicle
  3. a stage or lap as part of a long tour or journey
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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 1[edit]

See the lemma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit m (plural rits)

  1. Archaic spelling of rite.

Etymology 2[edit]

See the lemma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rit

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

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rit, from Proto-Germanic *writą.

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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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

rit m (plural rits)

  1. duck

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ῥητός (rhētós) or Latin ritus or French rite.

Noun[edit]

rit n (plural rituri)

  1. rite

Declension[edit]


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
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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]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ritus.

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

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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

Zaniza Zapotec[edit]

Noun[edit]

rit

  1. bone