rita

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See also: Rita, Ríta, ritā, rīta, and rītā

Faroese[edit]

rita' - kittiwake

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rytr.

Noun[edit]

rita f (genitive singular ritu, plural ritur)

  1. kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Declension[edit]
Declension of rita
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative rita ritan ritur riturnar
accusative ritu rituna ritur riturnar
dative ritu rituni ritum ritunum
genitive ritu ritunnar rita ritanna
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ríta, rita, from Proto-Germanic *wrītaną (to carve, write), from Proto-Indo-European *wrey- (to rip, tear).

Verb[edit]

rita (third person singular past indicative ritaði, third person plural past indicative ritað, supine ritað)

  1. to write, to inscribe
Conjugation[edit]
Conjugation of rita (group v-30)
infinitive rita
supine ritað
participle (a6)1 ritandi ritaður
present past
first singular riti ritaði
second singular ritar ritaði
third singular ritar ritaði
plural rita ritaðu
imperative
singular rita!
plural ritið!
1Only the past participle being declined.
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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *rita, possibly from Proto-Finno-Permic *rita.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈritɑ/, [ˈrit̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -itɑ
  • Syllabification: ri‧ta

Noun[edit]

rita

  1. (hunting) A box trap with three walls with the exit closed once the snare is engaged.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rita (Kotus type 9*F/kala, t-d gradation)
nominative rita ridat
genitive ridan ritojen
partitive ritaa ritoja
illative ritaan ritoihin
singular plural
nominative rita ridat
accusative nom. rita ridat
gen. ridan
genitive ridan ritojen
ritainrare
partitive ritaa ritoja
inessive ridassa ridoissa
elative ridasta ridoista
illative ritaan ritoihin
adessive ridalla ridoilla
ablative ridalta ridoilta
allative ridalle ridoille
essive ritana ritoina
translative ridaksi ridoiksi
instructive ridoin
abessive ridatta ridoitta
comitative ritoineen
Possessive forms of rita (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person ritani ritamme
2nd person ritasi ritanne
3rd person ritansa

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Garo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

rita (transitive)

  1. to boil

References[edit]

  • Burling, R. (2003) The Language of the Modhupur Mandi (Garo) Vol. II: The Lexicon[1], Bangladesh: University of Michigan, page 370

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse rytr.

Noun[edit]

rita f (genitive singular ritu, nominative plural ritur)

  1. black-legged kittiwake, kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ríta, rita, from Proto-Germanic *wrītaną (to carve, write), from Proto-Indo-European *wrey- (to rip, tear).

Verb[edit]

rita (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative ritaði, supine ritað)

  1. to write, to inscribe
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

rita

  1. indefinite genitive plural of rit

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rita m

  1. genitive singular form of rits

Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rìta

  1. third-person singular present of risti
  2. third-person plural present of risti

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ríta, from Proto-Germanic *wrītaną (to carve, write), from Proto-Indo-European *wrey- (to rip, tear).

Verb[edit]

rita (present tense ritar, past tense rita, past participle rita, passive infinitive ritast, present participle ritande, imperative rita/rit)

  1. to sketch vaguely, to carve, to write

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish hrīta, from Proto-Germanic *hrītaną (to draw, to scratch).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

rita (present ritar, preterite ritade, supine ritat, imperative rita)

  1. to draw (a picture)

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