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See also: rat, rất, rät, and råt

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EnglishEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Rat

  1. The first of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.

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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Rath (obsolete)
  • Raht (obsolete; in use from the 16th to the end of the 18th century, uncommon in the 19th century, officially proscribed since 1902)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German rāt, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaz. Cognate with Dutch raad, English rede and read (n.)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʀaːt/
  • Rhymes: -aːt
  • Homophone: Rad (according to the standard pronunciation of that word)

NounEdit

Rat m (genitive Rats or Rates, plural Räte)

  1. advice
  2. council
  3. councilor, councillor

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Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Rat in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German rato, from Proto-Germanic *rattaz. Cognate with German Ratte, Dutch rat, English rat, Icelandic rotta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Rat m, f (plural Raten)

  1. rat