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Definitions and meaning of ren

ren

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹɛn/

Etymology 1

From Latin ren.

Noun

ren (plural renes)

  1. (anatomy) A kidney.
Related terms
  • renal
Translations

Etymology 2

From Egyptian rn,

Noun

ren (plural rens)

  1. (Egyptian mythology) One’s name, as part of the soul in ancient Egyptian mythology.
    • 1983, Norman Mailer, Ancient Evenings:
      For the Ren did not belong to the man, but came out of the Celestial Waters to enter an infant in the hour of his birth and might not stir again until it was time to go back.

Anagrams

  • -ern, -ner-, Ern, NRE, RNE, ern, ner

Albanian

Alternative forms

  • rên, rêu, rêj, (Gheg)
  • re (Standard Albanian)

Etymology

Old Albanian (also Çamërisht, Arbëreshë/Arvanite) form of Standard Albanian re (cloud(s)). Singularized plural of *ri, from Proto-Albanian *rina, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃rinéHti (move), present of Proto-Indo-European *h₃reiH-. 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

ren f

  1. cloud(s)
  2. haze, mist
  3. overcast

Related terms

  • re f
  • rij, ritë
  • vrenjt
  • vrenjtur
  • vrëndë f
  • vranësi f
  • rend
  • përrua m, përrue m
  • përrenj m, përronj m

References


Catalan

Etymology

From French renne.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /ˈrən/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈrɛn/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈren/

Noun

ren m (plural rens)

  1. reindeer

Chuukese

Preposition

ren

  1. with (third person singular)

Cimbrian

Verb

ren

  1. to speak
  2. to talk

References

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse rein.

Noun

ren c (singular definite renen, plural indefinite rene or rener)

  1. a strip of unplowed land serving as a boundary between estates
Synonyms
  • agerren

Etymology 2

From Old Norse hreinn (noun).

Noun

ren c (singular definite renen, plural indefinite rener)

  1. reindeer
Synonyms
  • rensdyr

Etymology 3

From Old Norse hreinn (adjective).

Adjective

ren

  1. clean
Inflection

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɛn/
  • Hyphenation: ren
  • Rhymes: -ɛn

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch rinne, renne.

Noun

ren f (plural rennen, diminutive rennetje n)

  1. A run; an enclosed area where small or mid-sized livestock such as poultry are kept.
Derived terms
  • hoenderren
  • kippenren
  • konijnenren
  • varkensren

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

ren

  1. first-person singular present indicative of rennen
  2. imperative of rennen

Galician

From Latin rēs nāta, neutral plural of rēs nātum, Latin no things.

Pronoun

ren

  1. nothing

Synonyms

  • nada

Haitian Creole

Etymology

From French rein (kidney)

Noun

ren

  1. kidney

Interlingua

Noun

ren (plural renes)

  1. kidney

Interlingue

Noun

ren

  1. kidney

Japanese

Romanization

ren

  1. Rōmaji transcription of れん

Kurdish

Noun

ren ?

  1. (anatomy) hip

Latin

Alternative forms

  • rien

Etymology

From Proto-Italic *hrēn, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰren- (an internal part of the body), related to Ancient Greek φρήν (phrḗn, heart, midriff, mind) and Tocharian cognates.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /reːn/, [reːn̪]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ren/, [rɛn]

Noun

rēn m (genitive rēnis); third declension

  1. (chiefly in the plural) kidney

Declension

Third-declension noun.

Derived terms

  • rēnālis
  • rēniculus
  • rēnunculus

Descendants

  • Eastern Romance:
    • Romanian: rână
  • Italian: rene
  • Navarro-Aragonese:
    • Aragonese: renera
  • Old French: rein, rain
    • Middle French: rein
      • French: rein
    • Norman: rein
    • Walloon: rino, rno, rin
    • English: rein
  • Old Occitan:
    • Occitan: ren
  • Old Portuguese:
    • Galician: res (from the plural)
    • Portuguese: rim
  • Old Spanish:
    • Spanish: rene
  • Sardinian: arrene, rene
  • Sicilian: rini
  • Venetian: reno
  • Vulgar Latin: *rēnile
    • Old Portuguese: *rẽil
      • Galician: ril, rinle
  • Vulgar Latin: *rēniō (see there for further descendants)
  • Gheg Albanian: rrâni

References

Further reading

  • ren in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ren in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ren in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • ren in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Mandarin

Romanization

ren

  1. Nonstandard spelling of rén.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of rěn.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of rèn.

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

Verb

ren

  1. past of jean

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • rein (Nynorsk also)

Etymology

From Old Norse hreinn

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /reːn/, [ɾeːn]

Adjective

ren (neuter singular rent, definite singular and plural rene, comparative renere, indefinite superlative renest, definite superlative reneste)

  1. clean
  2. pure

Antonyms

  • uren

Derived terms

References

  • “ren” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɛn/

Etymology 1

Noun

ren m anim

  1. reindeer
Declension
Synonyms
  • renifer

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Latin rhenium.

Noun

ren m inan

  1. rhenium
Declension

Further reading

  • ren in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology

From French renne, from Swedish ren, from Old Norse hreinn.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ren/

Noun

ren m (plural reni)

  1. reindeer

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *xrěnъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rên/

Noun

rȅn m (Cyrillic spelling ре̏н)

  1. horseradish

Declension


Swedish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Norse hreinn (noun).

Noun

ren c

  1. reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)
Declension
Hyponyms
  • härk c
  • renko c
  • rentjur c
  • sarv c
  • vaja c

Etymology 2

From Old Norse hreinn (clean), from Proto-Germanic *hrainiz.

Adjective

ren (comparative renare, superlative renast)

  1. clean; not dirty
  2. pure
Declension
Antonyms
  • smutsig

Anagrams

  • ner

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English rain.

Noun

ren

  1. rain

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [zɛn˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [ʐɛŋ˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ɹɛŋ˧˧]

Noun

ren

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Verb

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Source: wiktionary.org
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