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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Incorrect back-formation of Portuguese plural réis. The correct singular is real.

NounEdit

rei (plural reis)

  1. An old Portuguese money of account.

Related termsEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for rei in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


AsturianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin rēx, rēgem.

NounEdit

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Catalan rei, reig, from Latin rēgem, accusative of rēx, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rei m (plural reis, feminine reina)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Catalan · peces d'escacs (layout · text)
           
rei reina, dama torre alfil cavall peó

ChuukeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

re- +‎ -(e)i

PrepositionEdit

rei

  1. with me

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch rei. Cognate to German Reigen. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rɛi̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: rei
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯

NounEdit

rei m (plural reien, diminutive reitje n)

  1. circle dance, dance in which the participants form a circle, walk or dance rhythmically and sing or chant

SynonymsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese rei, from Latin rēgem, accusative singular of rēx (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules).

NounEdit

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Galician · pezas de xadrez (layout · text)
           
rei raíña, dama torre, roque alfil cabalo peón

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rei

  1. masculine plural of reo

AnagramsEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

rei

  1. Rōmaji transcription of れい
  2. Rōmaji transcription of レイ

KabuverdianuEdit

NounEdit

rei m

  1. king

LadinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rēte.

NounEdit

rei f (plural reies)

  1. net
  2. network

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

reī f

  1. genitive/dative singular of rēs

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

reī m

  1. inflection of reus:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/vocative plural

LeoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

rei m

  1. king

ReferencesEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

MirandeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rēx, rēgem.

NounEdit

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

rei

  1. simple past of ri
  2. simple past of ride

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

rei

  1. past of ri

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

rei m (oblique plural reis, nominative singular reis, nominative plural rei)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of roi
    • 13th century, Herman de Valenciennes, Assomption Nostre Dame, page 6, column 2, line 26:
      li trei rei t'aourent d'estrange regiun
      the three kings from a strange land worshipped you

Old OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rēx, rēgem

NounEdit

rei m (oblique plural reis, nominative singular reis, nominative plural rei)

  1. king (male monarch)

Coordinate termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Occitan: rei, rèi
  • Old Catalan: rei, rey

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin rēgem, accusative singular of rēx (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rei m (plural reis, feminine reỹa, feminine plural reỹas)

  1. king (male ruler of a kingdom)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Fala: rei
  • Galician: rei
  • Portuguese: rei
    • Angolar: alê
    • Annobonese: alé
    • Guinea-Bissau Creole: rei
    • Kabuverdianu: rei
    • Korlai Creole Portuguese: rhe
    • Kristang: re
    • Papiamentu: rei
    • Principense: arê
    • Sãotomense: alê

See alsoEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish rey.

NounEdit

rei

  1. king

PolishEdit

PortugueseEdit

 
rei

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese rei, from Latin rēgem, accusative singular of rēx (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rei m (plural reis, feminine rainha, feminine plural rainhas)

  1. king (monarch)
  2. (chess, card games) king

Usage notesEdit

In archaic usage, the definite form (“the king”) may be expressed as el-rei instead of o rei.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:rei.

DescendantsEdit

  • Angolar: alê
  • Annobonese: alé
  • Guinea-Bissau Creole: rei
  • Kabuverdianu: rei
  • Korlai Creole Portuguese: rhe
  • Kristang: re
  • Papiamentu: rei
  • Principense: arê
  • Sãotomense: alê

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Portuguese · peças de xadrez (layout · text)
           
rei rainha, dama torre bispo cavalo peão
Playing cards in Portuguese · cartas de baralho (layout · text)
             
ás dois, duque três, terno quatro, quadra cinco, quina seis, sena sete, manilha
             
oito nove dez valete dama rei jóquer, joker,
coringa, curinga

Rapa NuiEdit

NounEdit

rei

  1. end of a boat (stern or prow)

Derived termsEdit


SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

rei (n class, plural rei)

  1. Alternative form of ree

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in Swahili · karata za kucheza (layout · text)
             
ree, rea, rei mbili tatu nne tano sita saba
             
nane tisa kumi ghulamu, mzungu wa tatu malkia, mzungu wa pili, bibi mfalme, mzungu wa nne, basha jokari