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Geta

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

noun

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

Places

  1. Geta a.k.a. Getå is a minor locality in Norrköping Municipality, Sweden.
  2. Geta is an administrative division.

Characters

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

Writings

  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 The book is set in the same universe as some of Kingsbury's other stories, such as "Shipwright" and the unpublished The Finger Pointing Solward.
    • also known as "Courtship Rite (A Timescape Book)", "Geta"
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Science Fiction, Fiction, Speculative fiction
    • copyright: 1982
    • released in (32 years ago)
    • some of the awards:
  2. "Geta" is a play by Vitalis of Blois.

Miscellanea

  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.
  2. Geta a.k.a. The Gataq language, also known as Gataʔ, Getaq, Getaʔ, Gtaʔ, Gata, Gta Asa, Didei, Didayi, or Dire, is a language spoken by the Didayi people of India.
    • also known as Dire, Geta', Getaq, Didei, Didayi, Gta Asa, Gta', Gataq

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Geta

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Google previewLafcadio Hearn's Japan (2007)

An Anthology of His Writings on the Country and It's People by Lafcadio Hearn

The geta is a wooden sandal, or clog, of which there are many varieties, — some decidedly elegant. The komageta, or "pony-geta," is so-called because of the sonorous hoof-like echo which it makes on hard ground. 5. The sort of lantern here ...

Google preview和英:日本の文化・観光・歴史辞典【改訂版】 (2014)

by 山口百々男

1月 January睦月むつき【ゲーター祭り】 1/1 やつしろ Geta [a Big Wheel]-Tossing-Up Festival. (三重県鳥羽市・八代神社).県指・重要無形民俗文化財. Geta is a big, ;...

Google previewShalom (2011)

Peace by Clint Granger

Geta is a genius and a very astute political figure, who managed to answer all of your questions without telling you a damn thing that you didn't already know... but don't feel stupid—your lady American president does exactly the ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

J prefix, and Goth, ga, geta,to ...

Google previewJapan Encyclopedia (2002)

by Louis Fr?d?ric, Louis-Frédéric

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  ...

Google previewTotius latinitatis lexicon: C-E (1861) (1854)

by Egidio Forcellini, Vincenzo De-Vit, Giuseppe Furlanetto

GETA, IIOSI'DIUS, the fabricator of a tragedy entitled Medea, extending to 462 verses, of which the dialogue is in dactylic hexameters, the choral portions in anapaestic dimeters cat., the whole, from beginning to end, being a cento Vir- gilianus, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Roman Empire (2009)

by Matthew Bunson

Geta, Lusius this fashion, never speaking and never discussing events or issues. After returning to Rome, the palace had to be split in half physically to avoid open hostilities. A proposal was then made to have the empire divided between ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Aethiopica: He-N (2007)

by Siegbert Uhlig

headed by the gra geta and qdnn geta, respectively, who assist  ...

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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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