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rèite

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from the past participle of Old Irish réidid (levels, smoothes, makes easy; clears (land, etc.); frees, disentangles).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rèite f (genitive rèite, plural rèitean)

  1. accommodation, agreement, adjustment, appeasement, harmony
  2. atonement
  3. contract
  4. disentanglement
  5. expiation, mediation
  6. marriage contract
  7. reconciliation, settlement

Derived termsEdit