geta

[get-uh; Japanese ge-tah]
noun, plural geta, getas.
a traditional Japanese wooden clog that is worn outdoors, with a thong that passes between the first two toes and with two transverse supports on the bottom of the sole.

Origin:
1880–85; < Japanese, perhaps by ellipsis from shita-geta, equivalent to shita below, under + -geta, combining form of keta slat, lath; or ge (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese xià below) + Japanese (i)ta board

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geta

noun
footwear usually with wooden soles [syn: clog
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Example sentences
Individuals wishing to conduct open burning operations after that date must geta permit before burning.
If you have received annuity for less than one year, you will geta percentage of the first cost-of-living adjustment.
Never leave to answer the phone, answer the door, geta towel or for any other reason.
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