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See also Ren, rén, rěn, and rèn

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]].

Noun

Singular
ren

Plural
es

ren (es)
  1. (anatomy) A kidney.
Translations
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Etymology 2

Egyptian rn.

Noun

Singular
ren

Plural
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ren ({{{1}}})
  1. One's secret name, as part of the soul in ancient Egyptian mythology.
    • 1983: 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. — Norman Mailer, Ancient Evenings

Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

ren m. (plural: rennen, diminutive: rennetje)

  1. The place where chicken are kept. Chicken run

Verb

ren

  1. First person singular present tense of of rennen.

Japanese

Romaji

ren (れん)

  1. : join, connect

Kurdish

Noun

ren

  1. (anatomy) hip

Latin

Noun

ren [[Category:Template:lang:la nouns|ren]]

  1. (anatomy) kidney

Mandarin

Noun

ren (Pinyin rén)

  1. : person; people
    ni shi nali ren? "Where are you from?"

Pinyin syllable

ren

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, rén, rěn, or rèn.

Usage notes

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


Polish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Noun

ren m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|ren]]

  1. reindeer
Declension
Singular Plural
Nominative ren reny
Genitive rena renów
Dative renowi renom
Accusative rena reny
Instrumental renem renami
Locative renie renach
Vocative renie reny
Synonyms

Etymology 2

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:pl:Template:lang:la derivations]] rhenium

Noun

ren m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|ren]]

  1. rhenium
Declension
Singular only
Nominative ren
Genitive renu
Dative renowi
Accusative ren
Instrumental renem
Locative renie
Vocative renie

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

ren c.

Inflection for ren Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ren renen renar renarna
Genitive rens renens renars renarnas
  1. reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)

Hyponyms

Adjective

Inflections of
ren
Absolute Comparative Superlative
Attributive Predicative
Indefinite
singular
Common ren renare renast
Neuter rent
Definite
singular
Masc. rene renaste
All rena renaste
Plural rena renaste

ren

  1. clean; not dirty
  2. pure

Antonyms

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