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See also: rît, rīt, riť, and řiť

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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English ritten (to cut, score, slit, tear), from Old English *rittan (to cut, score, slit, tear,) (compare Old High German rizzen), from Proto-Germanic *ritjaną (to cut, scratch) (compare with Proto-Slavic *rězati (to cut, carve, engrave)). Cognate with German ritzen (to scratch). See also rat.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rit (plural rits)

  1. (Northern England, Scotland) A scratch, a score or a groove.

VerbEdit

rit (third-person singular simple present rits, present participle ritting, simple past and past participle ritted)

  1. (Northern England, Scotland) To scratch or score.
  2. (Northern England, Scotland) To tear, rip, rend.
  3. (Northern England, Scotland) To slit.

ReferencesEdit

AbbreviationEdit

rit

  1. ritardando

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

NounEdit

rit ?

  1. rite

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rɪt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪt

Etymology 1Edit

Possibly a borrowing from Middle Low German rit or Middle High German ritt, related to Middle Dutch rêde, dialectal Dutch reed.

NounEdit

rit m (plural ritten, diminutive ritje n)

  1. a ride on horseback or in a vehicle
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

rit

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

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin ritus

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rit m (plural rits)

  1. rite

VerbEdit

rit

  1. third-person singular present indicative of rire
  2. third-person singular past historic of rire

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rit.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rit n (genitive singular rits, nominative plural rit)

  1. writ
  2. work, literary work
  3. (mathematics) chart, diagram

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit


Lhao VoEdit

NounEdit

rit

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Paul K. Benedict, Sino-Tibetan: A Conspectus (1972, →ISBN, page 61 (rit)
  • Proto-Northern-Burmic Reconstruction (SIL) (ɣit⁴)
  • Huang Bufan (editor), Xu Shouchun, Chen Jiaying, Wan Huiyin, A Tibeto-Burman Lexicon (1992; Central Minorities University, Beijing) (ɣək³¹)

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain, possibly substrate origin. Compare Friulian raze, Hungarian réce, Albanian rosë, Serbo-Croatian raca.

NounEdit

rit m (plural rits)

  1. duck

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *ritь.

NounEdit

rȉt f (Cyrillic spelling ри̏т)

  1. (vulgar) butt
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From German Ried.

NounEdit

rȋt m (Cyrillic spelling ри̑т)

  1. swamp, peat bog

SynonymsEdit


SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *ritь.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rìt f (genitive ríti, nominative plural ríti)

  1. (vulgar) ass (buttocks); asshole (anus)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

rit c

  1. rite

DeclensionEdit

Declension of rit 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rit riten riter riterna
Genitive rits ritens riters riternas

WestrobothnianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rit f (definite singular rita, dative ritn, definite plural riten, dative ritåm)

  1. drawn line, dash

VerbEdit

rit

  1. singular active present indicative of riit