See also: Rei, rèi, réi, reí, Réi, and re'i

English edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

rei (plural reis)

  1. (nonstandard or obsolete) A Portuguese real

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Anagrams edit

Aragonese edit

Etymology edit

Akin to Spanish rey, from Latin rex.

Noun edit

rei

  1. king

Asturian edit

 
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Etymology edit

From Latin rēx, rēgem.

Noun edit

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king

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Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Catalan rei, reig, from Latin rēgem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

rei m (plural reis, feminine reina)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king
  3. (endearing) darling, sport (name given to a male child or friend)

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

See also edit

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

Chuukese edit

Etymology edit

re- +‎ -(e)i

Preposition edit

rei

  1. with me

Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch rei, from Picard rey, from Old French raie, roie. Cognate to German Reigen, English ray.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

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

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Galician edit

 
King Miro, Suevic king of Galicia, and Saint Martin of Braga

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese rei, from Latin rēgem (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules). Compare Portuguese and Fala rei.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

rei m (plural reis or reises, feminine raíña, feminine plural raíñas)

  1. king
  2. (chess) king

Usage notes edit

In archaic or very formal usage, the definite form (“the King”) may be expressed as el rei instead of o rei.

Related terms edit

See also edit

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

References edit

  • rei” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • rei” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • rei” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛ.i/
  • Rhymes: -ɛi
  • Hyphenation: rè‧i

Adjective edit

rei

  1. masculine plural of reo

Anagrams edit

Japanese edit

Romanization edit

rei

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

Kabuverdianu edit

Etymology edit

From Portuguese rei.

Noun edit

rei

  1. king
  2. red squirrelfish, Sargocentron hastatum

References edit

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN

Ladin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin rēte.

Noun edit

rei f (plural reies)

  1. net
  2. network

Latin edit

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

reī f

  1. genitive/dative singular of rēs

Etymology 2 edit

Noun edit

reī m

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

Leonese edit

Etymology edit

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

Noun edit

rei m

  1. king

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Luxembourgish edit

Verb edit

rei

  1. second-person singular imperative of reien

Mirandese edit

Etymology edit

From Latin rēx, rēgem.

Noun edit

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Alternative forms edit

Verb edit

rei

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

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse reið, Proto-Germanic *raidō. Doublet of raide.

Noun edit

rei f (definite singular reia, indefinite plural reier, definite plural reiene)

  1. (archaic or poetic) ride, riding
  2. (folklore) a flock of wights
  3. Alternative form of red m
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

rei

  1. past tense of ri

References edit

Anagrams edit

Occitan edit

Etymology edit

From Old Occitan rei, from Latin rex (king).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

rei m (plural reis)

  1. king

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Old French edit

Noun edit

rei oblique singularm (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 Galician-Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin rēgem (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

rei m (plural reis, feminine reinha, feminine plural reinhas)

  1. king (male ruler of a kingdom)
    • Como ſanta maria guareceu en Onna al Rei don fernando quand era menỹo dũa grand enfermidade q̇ auia.
      How Holy Mary cured King Ferdinand in Oña of a great sickness that he had when he was a child.
    • 1261, A. Martínez Salazar, editor, Documentos gallegos de los siglos XIII al XVI, A Coruña: Casa de la Misericordia, page 33:
      Auos Joã Perez de Salto Juiz del Rey na terra de Pruços. ea uos Roy Martijz meu merino de Nendos et de Pruços. ea uos Pedro Suarez de Betanços saude et graça. sabades que eu receby carta del Rey aque uos enuyo ensarrada éésta mya et mandouos que Logo enpresente ueyades esta carta del Rey et que cumprades todalas cousas que éénla manda
      To you, Xoán Pérez de Salto, King's judge in the land of Pruzos; and to you, Roi Martís, my official in Nendos and Pruzos; and to you, Pedro Suárez de Betanzos; health and grace.
      You must know that I have received a letter of the King, which I send to you enclosed in this one of mine, and I order you to promptly watch this letter of the King and to accomplish everything ordered in it

Usage notes edit

This word was usually preceded by the definite article el, instead of o, when in reference to the respective ruling kings in both Galicia and Portugal.

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Fala: rei
  • Galician: rei
  • Portuguese: rei (see there for further descendants)

See also edit

Further reading edit

Old Occitan edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Latin rēx, rēgem.

Noun edit

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

  1. king (male monarch)

Coordinate terms edit

Descendants edit

Papiamentu edit

 

Etymology edit

From Portuguese rei.

Noun edit

rei

  1. king

Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛ.i/
  • Rhymes: -ɛi
  • Syllabification: re‧i

Noun edit

rei

  1. inflection of reja:
    1. genitive/dative/locative singular
    2. genitive plural

Portuguese edit

 
rei

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese rei, from Latin rēgem (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (rules). Compare Galician and Fala rei.

Pronunciation edit

 
 

  • Hyphenation: rei
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  • (file)

Noun edit

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

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

Usage notes edit

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

Quotations edit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:rei.

Descendants edit

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

See also edit

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, bisca, manilha
             
oito nove dez valete dama rei jóquer, curinga

Rapa Nui edit

Noun edit

rei

  1. end of a boat (stern or prow)

Derived terms edit

Swahili edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

rei (n class, plural rei)

  1. Alternative form of ree

See also edit

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

Ternate edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

rei

  1. (stative) to be lined up

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of rei
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st torei forei mirei
2nd norei nirei
3rd Masculine orei irei, yorei
Feminine morei
Neuter irei
- archaic

References edit

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh