tuit

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A pun on get around to it, reanalyzing it as get a round tuit.

Noun[edit]

tuit ‎(plural tuits)

  1. (humorous) Synonym of round tuit
    • 1996 October 6, Colin Douthwaite <cfbd@southern.co.nz>, "Tuit", message-ID <538pjq$nn1@orm.southern.co.nz>, rec.humor, Usenet [1]:
      THIS IS A TUIT
    • 2000 December 7, Joe Zeff <the.guy.with.the.sideburns@lasfs.org>, "Tuit Update", message-ID <3a2ed57b.471201@news.earthlink.net>, alt.sysadmin.recovery, Usenet [2]:
      My tuit is back from the shop, in a properly round state.
    • 2002 Mat 25, Scott W. Harvey <fromrarp@scottharvey.com>, "1953 BEITMAN MANUAL NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD", message-ID <3cf2b4de.159435990@enews.newsguy.com>, rec.antiques.radio+phono, Usenet [3]:
      1926-38 and 1939 manuals will be re-posted when my TUIT is round enough.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuit n ‎(plural tuiten, diminutive tuitje n)

  1. a spout

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuit

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

Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuit

  1. Second-person singular indicative past form of tukea.

Anagrams[edit]


Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

tuit f ‎(genitive singular tuite, nominative plural tuiteanna)

  1. Alternative form of toit ‎(smoke)

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

tuit ‎(present analytic tuiteann, future analytic tuitfidh, verbal noun tuitim, past participle tuite)

  1. Alternative form of tit ‎(fall)

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tuit thuit dtuit
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tuit m

  1. nominative singular of tot ‎(all)

Adverb[edit]

tuit

  1. nominative singular of tot ‎(all; completely)

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

·tuit

  1. third-person singular present indicative prototonic of do·tuit

tuit

  1. second-person singular present imperative of do·tuit

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
(·)tuit (·)thuit (·)tuit
pronounced with /-d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Provençal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tuit

  1. all; every

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish do·tuit ‎(falls).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t̪uʰtʲ], /t̪ʰuʰtʰʲ/

Verb[edit]

tuit ‎(past thuit, future tuitidh, verbal noun tuiteam, past participle tuite)

  1. fall
  2. happen, befall, chance
  3. stumble, slip
  4. subside
  5. sink
  6. set (as the sun)
  7. benight
  8. be seduced by
  9. fail
  10. damp

References[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Created by the Fundación del Español Urgente in order to have a more Hispanic word rather than adopting "tweet" from English. Added to the dictionary of the Real Academia Española in 2015.

Noun[edit]

tuit m ‎(plural tuits)

  1. (computing) tweet (post on Twitter)

Related terms[edit]