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Definition of the noun geta

What does geta mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: getas

  1. footwear usually with wooden soles
    • example: I slipped on my geta and dashed outside.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of geta: clog / patten / sabot
    • more generic words: footgear / footwear = covering for a person's feet

Alternative definition of the noun geta


  1. a pair of Japanese raised wooden clogs worn with traditional Japanese garments, such as the kimono


  1. Geta a.k.a. Getå is a minor locality in Norrköping Municipality, Sweden.
  2. Geta is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. Part of the Gurage Zone, Geta is bordered on the south by the Silt'e Zone, on the southwest by Endegagn, on the west by Enemorina Eaner, on the north by Cheha, and on the northeast by Gumer. Geta was separated from the Gumer woreda.


  1. Geta is a fictional character in the 2007 film Tache.
  2. Geta is a fictional character from the 2012 film Domestic.


  1. "Geta" a.k.a. "Courtship Rite" is a science fiction novel by American writer Donald Kingsbury, originally serialized in Analog magazine in 1982. The book is set in the same universe as some of Kingsbury's other stories, such as "Shipwright" and the unpublished The Finger Pointing Solward.
  2. "Geta", a twelfth-century elegiac comedy by Vitalis of Blois, is a loose adaptation of Plautus’ play, Amphitryon. Both tell the story of how Jupiter, transforming himself to look like Amphitryon, sleeps with Amphitryon’s wife, Alcmena. But in Geta, Amphitryon is not a Greek military leader but a philosopher, and Hercules, the child who is born from the union of the god and Alcmena, is not even mentioned. In both stories, Amphitryon’s servant, who is sent on ahead to his master’s estate to announce Amphitryon’s homecoming to Alcmena, is turned away by Mercury, who is disguised as that very servant, and who convinces him that he is the real servant; but in Geta, this trickery is aided by sophistical arguments, which serve to ridicule sophists in general who style themselves philosophers.


  1. Geta are a form of traditional Japanese footwear that resemble both clogs and flip-flops. They are a kind of sandal with an elevated wooden base held onto the foot with a fabric thong to keep the foot well above the ground. They are worn with traditional Japanese clothing such as kimono or yukata, but also with Western clothing during the summer months. Sometimes geta are worn in rain or snow to keep the feet dry, due to their extra height and impermeability compared to other footwear such as zōri. They make a similar noise to flip-flops slapping against the heel whilst walking. When worn on water or dirt, flip-flops may flip dirt or water up the back of the legs. This does not tend to happen with the heavier Japanese Geta.
    • also known as 下馱
  2. Geta a.k.a. Gataq Language: The Gta’ language is a language spoken by the Didayi people of India. It is notable for its sesquisyllabic phonology.
    • also known as Geta', Didei, Dire, Didayi, Getaq, Gta', Gta Asa, Gataq, Gta’ language

Phrases with Geta

  1. Poritia Geta Regia
  2. Ge Geta
  3. Negeta Geta
  4. Poritia Geta
  5. Mnasicles Geta
  6. Species Ge Geta
  7. Poritia Geta Geta
  8. Species Negeta Geta
  9. Species Poritia Geta
  10. Species Mnasicles Geta
  11. Subspecies Poritia Geta Geta

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Google previewSoutheastern Lincoln County Habitat Conservation Plan (2010)

Environmental Impact Statement

Geta is a fine loamy sand, well drained and found along stream terraces. Bluepoint is a fine loamy sand, somewhat excessively drained and found at dunes. Arizo is a rather gravelly loamy sand, excessively drained and found along drainage ...

Google previewThe Complete Critical Assembly (2002)

The Collected White Dwarf (And Gm, and Gmi) Sf Review Columns by David Langford

Geta is an even harsher planet than Arrakis/Dune, with practically all native life deadly poisonous: human colonists live on a menu of eight ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of World Costume (2011)

by Doreen Yarwood

Here, the geta is an overshoe, for it is worn in addition to the tabi, the sock-like Japanese footwear (see Japanese dress). The clog which is in the form of a shoe has been worn for centuries in northern Europe and also in the East. The Chinese ...

Google previewJapan Encyclopedia (2002)

by Louis Fr?d?ric, Louis-Frédéric, Käthe Roth

Geta. Shoes made of soles attached to clogs made of paulownia wood (kiri) by pegs of various heights (ha) and held on the feet by thongs running between the big toe and the other toes, used for outdoor work. This type of sandal, known from ...

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Scrabble value of G2E1T1A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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