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Definitions and meaning of re

re

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin , ablative of rēs (thing, matter, topic).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹiː/, /ɹeɪ/
  • Rhymes: -iː, -eɪ

Preposition

re

  1. About, regarding, with reference to; especially in letters, documents and emails.
Usage notes

This word, when used in this particular sense, is often rendered as Re: (with a colon). It is not an abbreviation.

Synonyms
  • about, apropos, as for; See also Thesaurus:about
Derived terms
  • in re
  • in rem
Translations

Etymology 2

The first syllable of Latin resonāre (to resound), the first word of the second line of the medieval hymn Ut queant laxis, from which the solfège syllables were taken because its successive lines started each on the next note of the scale.

Alternative forms

  • ray

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹeɪ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪ

Noun

re (uncountable)

  1. (music) a syllable used in solfège to represent the second note of a major scale.
Translations

Etymology 3

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹiː/

Noun

re (uncountable)

  1. Reinsurance.

Anagrams

  • 'er, -'er, -er, E-R, E. R., E.R., ER, er, er.

Albanian

Alternative forms

  • , rêj, rêu, rênj, rên (Gheg dialects)
  • ren (Old Albanian and Tosk: Çamërisht, Arbëreshë, Arvanitika)

Etymology 1

  • From Old Albanian ren (cloud(s)), from Proto-Albanian *rina, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rinéHti (move), present of Proto-Indo-European *h₃reiH-. Etymologically identical with Illyrian 'ῥίνος άχλύς' (Illyrian *rhinos (fog, mist), Messapic ῥινός (fog, mist, cloud)). Further related to Sanskrit रिणाति (riṇā́ti, to make flow, to release, to pour), रीयते (rī́уаte, to begin to flow), Proto-Slavic *rinǫti (push, shove), Ancient Greek ὀρίνω (orínō, to stir, move, excite) (Lesb. dialect Ancient Greek ὀρίννω (orínnō)), Latin rīvus (stream), Latin irrītō (to irritate), Old Irish rían (sea), Old Irish riathor (waterfall) and Old English rīð (stream). According to Pisani, Pocorny and Camaj also related to Albanian përrua (steam, rain, small river); which is also related to Albanian rij (to make humid, humidify), ritë (humid, wet).

Noun

re f (indefinite plural re, definite singular reja)

  1. cloud(s) (uncountable)
  2. haze, mist
  3. overcast
Related terms
  • rij, ritë
  • vrenjt
  • vrenjtur
  • vrëndë
  • vranësi
  • ren f
  • rend

References

Etymology 2

From Proto-Albanian *raida, from Proto-Indo-European *rey- (reason, count). Cognate with Latin rātiō (reason, judgment), Old Norse ráða, English read.

Noun

re f (indefinite plural re, definite singular reja)

  1. attention, care, consideration
Related terms
  • vërej
  • vërejtje
  • vrojtim m

Etymology 3

Cognate to ri m (new). See ri for more.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɾe] (Standard)

Adjective

re f sg

  1. young
  2. new

Etymology 4

Inflection of bie.

Verb

re

  1. second-person singular simple perfect indicative of bie

Asturian

Noun

re m (plural res)

  1. Alternative form of rei
  2. (music) re, ray

Breton

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʁeː/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Celtic *ɸro- (compare Welsh rhy, Irish ró-).

Adverb

re

  1. too much

Etymology 2

Pronoun

re

  1. those

Etymology 3

Noun

re m (plural reo)

  1. pair (of shoes, eyes, etc.)
  2. couple

Catalan

Etymology 1

Pronoun

re

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of res

Etymology 2

Noun

re m (plural res)

  1. (music) re (second note of diatonic scale)

Chuukese

Pronoun

re

  1. they
  2. they are
  3. Of a nationality or place; -ish.

Synonyms

  • ra

Czech

Noun

re n

  1. (card games) double raise (multiplies the current stake by 4)

References



Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /reː/

Noun

re f (plural re's, diminutive re'tje n)

  1. (Netherlands, music) re (second note of a major scale)
  2. (Belgium, music) d (tone)

Anagrams

  • er

Eastern Arrernte

Pronoun

re

  1. he (third person singular masculine pronoun)

References

  • 2007. The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Department of Linguistics.

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin rēx, rēgem. Compare Italian re.

Noun

re m (plural rês)

  1. king

Related terms

  • reìne
  • reâl

Galician

Etymology

Noun

re m (plural res)

  1. (music) re (musical note)
  2. (music) D (the musical note or key)

See also

  • (musical notes) nota musical; , re, mi, fa, sol, la, si (Category: gl:Music)

Ido

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /re/, /ɾɛ/

Noun

re (plural re-i)

  1. The name of the Latin script letter R/r.

See also

  • (Latin script letter names) litero; a, be, ce, che, de, e, fe, ge, he, i, je, ke, le, me, ne, o, pe, que, re, se, she, te, u, ve, we, xe, ye, ze (Category: io:Latin letter names)

Interlingua

Preposition

re

  1. about

Italian

Etymology 1

From earlier rege, from Latin rēgem, accusative of rēx (king), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rḗǵs (ruler, king).

Alternative forms

  • (obsolete): rege

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈre/, [ˈr̺e]
  • Rhymes: -e
  • Hyphenation:

Noun

re m (plural re, feminine regina)

  1. king, male monarch
  2. (chess, card games) king
  3. (figuratively) king, magnate (man who excels in something)
Synonyms
  • (male monarch): monarca, regnante, sovrano
  • (someone who excels): campione, principe, signore

See also

  • re di cuori
  • re di quadri
  • re di fiori
  • re di picche
Descendants
  • Maltese: re
See also

Etymology 2

From Latin resonāre (to resound), from the first word of the second line of Ut queant laxis, the medieval hymn on which solfège was based, because its lines started on each note of the scale successively.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛ/, [ˈr̺ɛ]
  • Rhymes:
  • Hyphenation: re

Noun

re m (plural re)

  1. re (musical note)
  2. D (musical note or key)

Japanese

Romanization

re

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Kurdish

Postposition

re

  1. a postposed element of several circumpositions

Derived terms

  • bi ... re
  • di ... re
  • ji ... re

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /reː/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /re/, [rɛ]

Noun

  1. ablative singular of rēs

Preposition

  1. About, regarding, with reference to.

References

  • re in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • re in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • re in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.

Latvian

Etymology 1

Unclear.

Noun

re m (invariable)

  1. (music) re, D (second note in the major scale)

Etymology 2

Unclear.

Interjection

re

  1. look! see? (used to draw the listener's attention to something visible)
  2. look, here is..., you see (used to draw the listener's attention to, or to emphasize, something said or written)
Synonyms
  • āre
  • lūk

Maltese

Etymology

From Sicilian re and/or Italian re, from Latin rēx.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɛː/

Noun

re m (plural rejiet, feminine reġina)

  1. king
    Synonym: sultan (see there for notes)

Related terms

  • renju

Mandarin

Romanization

re

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Manx

Alternative forms

  • nee

Particle

re

  1. dependent form (after dy, nagh) of she

Northern Sotho

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-tɪ̀ (say, quote).

Verb

re

  1. to say

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse reiða. Doublet of rede.

Alternative forms

  • reie

Verb

re (present tense rer; past tense redde; past participle redd)

  1. to prepare; make (a bed)

Etymology 2

From Italian.

Noun

re m (definite singular re-en, indefinite plural re-er, definite plural re-ene)

  1. re, the second syllable in the scale of solfège

References

  • “re” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • er

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈreː/
  • Rhymes: -eː

Etymology

Through 17th century Italian. The first syllable of Latin resonāre (to resound), the first word of the second line of the medieval hymn Ut queant laxis, from which the solfège syllables were taken because its successive lines started each on the next note of the scale.

Noun

re m (definite singular re-en, indefinite plural re-ar, definite plural re-ane)

  1. (music) re a syllable used in solfège to represent the second note of a major scale.

References

  • “re” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • er

Serui-Laut

Noun

re

  1. eye

Sotho

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-tɪ̀ (say, quote).

Verb

re

  1. to say

Spanish

Etymology

Originally a prefix, re-

Adverb

re

  1. very

Turkish

Noun

re

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter R.

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) harf; a, be, ce, çe, de, e, fe, ge, yumuşak ge, he, ı, i, je, ke, le, me, ne, o, ö, pe, re, se, şe, te, u, ü, ve, ye, ze

Wandamen

Noun

re

  1. eye

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RAZZLE, a rowdy drinking spree.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)