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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A pun on get around to it, reanalyzing it as get a round tuit.

NounEdit

tuit (plural tuits)

  1. (humorous) Synonym of round tuit
    • 1996 October 6, Colin Douthwaite <cfbd@southern.co.nz>, "Tuit", message-ID <538pjq$nn1@orm.southern.co.nz>, rec.humor, Usenet [1]:
      THIS IS A TUIT
    • 2000 December 7, Joe Zeff <the.guy.with.the.sideburns@lasfs.org>, "Tuit Update", message-ID <3a2ed57b.471201@news.earthlink.net>, alt.sysadmin.recovery, Usenet [2]:
      My tuit is back from the shop, in a properly round state.
    • 2002 Mat 25, Scott W. Harvey <fromrarp@scottharvey.com>, "1953 BEITMAN MANUAL NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD", message-ID <3cf2b4de.159435990@enews.newsguy.com>, rec.antiques.radio+phono, Usenet [3]:
      1926-38 and 1939 manuals will be re-posted when my TUIT is round enough.

AnagramsEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tœy̯t/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tuit
  • Rhymes: -œy̯t

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch tute. Cognate with German Tüte (bag). Further origin unknown.

NounEdit

tuit n (plural tuiten, diminutive tuitje n)

  1. a spout
  2. (obsolete) lock of hair
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

tuit

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

FinnishEdit

VerbEdit

tuit

  1. Second-person singular indicative past form of tukea.

AnagramsEdit


IrishEdit

NounEdit

tuit f (genitive singular tuite, nominative plural tuiteanna)

  1. Alternative form of toit (smoke)

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

tuit (present analytic tuiteann, future analytic tuitfidh, verbal noun tuitim, past participle tuite)

  1. Alternative form of tit (fall)

ConjugationEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
tuit thuit dtuit
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tuit m

  1. nominative singular of tot (all)

AdverbEdit

tuit

  1. nominative singular of tot (all; completely)

Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

·tuit

  1. third-person singular present indicative prototonic of do·tuit

tuit

  1. second-person singular present imperative of do·tuit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
(·)tuit (·)thuit (·)tuit
pronounced with /-d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tuit

  1. all; every

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish do·tuit (falls).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [t̪uʰtʲ], /t̪ʰuʰtʰʲ/

VerbEdit

tuit (past thuit, future tuitidh, verbal noun tuiteam, past participle tuite)

  1. fall
  2. happen, befall, chance
  3. stumble, slip
  4. subside
  5. sink
  6. set (as the sun)
  7. benight
  8. be seduced by
  9. fail
  10. damp

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
tuit thuit
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Created by the Fundación del Español Urgente in order to have a more Hispanic word rather than adopting "tweet" from English. Added to the dictionary of the Real Academia Española in 2015.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtwid/, [ˈt̪wið]

NounEdit

tuit m (plural tuits)

  1. (computing) tweet (post on Twitter)
    • 2019 February 6, Elvira Guillén, “Premios Oscar sin anfitrión”, in Teleradio América Noticias[4]:
      En diciembre, el comediante Kevin Hart declinó una oferta de la Academia para presentar los Oscar debido a una controversia que se desató por unos tuits homofóbicos de hace una década.
      In December, the comedian Kevin Hart declined an offer from the Academy to host the Oscars due to a controversy sparked by some homophobic tweets from a decade ago.

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