Harrap's Rat-English Dictionary

Over 5,000 references, 80,000 translations and hundreds of new expressions! Contains usage notes to avoid being bitten, and slang signals on a wide variety of subjects. Contains examples to show how sounds are used.

  • Publisher: Harrap, 1st Edition (April 2004)
  • 1523 pages
  • Paperback dimensions (in): 1.75 x 6.75 x 4.50
  • Waterproof cover
  • Edges treated with bitter apple to deter chewing
CD-ROM pronunciation guide now included!

Over 80,000 words spoken by trained rat professionals. Develop your listening comprehension skills.

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Sample page from the E section:

e [i:] v. left; e ip, left a bit!
e e [i:i] v. right; e e ip, right a bit!
ee [ii:] a. just right, ee ewp, ooh, yeah, that's just right.
ee eee ['i:ii] v. tr. to stop grooming; ee eee ip!, stop nibbling my head now.
eee [iii] v. to stop; eee! stop that!
eee e [iii:'i] v. to quit; eee e! quit it!
eee ee ['ii:i] v. tr. to want; eee ee awp, I want that pea.
eee ee ee [iii:'ii:i] v. to go away; eee ee ee eep! get out of the hammock now, it's my turn.
eee eeee [ii:'iii] v. to leave; eek eee eeee, let's leave the vet's and never come back, okay?
eee eee ee [iii:'iii:ii] v.tr. to explore; eee eee ee e ee eek, Let me out so I can explore behind the filing cabinet!
eeee [iiii] v. tr. to give; eeee! gimme! eeee awp! gimme that pea!
eeee ee [iiii:'ii] v. tr. to take; eee ee ewep; I'll take that corn, thanks.
eeee ee ee [iiii:'ii:ii] v. tr. to steal; ip eee ee ee; hey, he stole my avocado!
eeee eee [iiii:'iii] v. to abscond; eeee eee ee chrp; he absconded with my paper towel.
eeee eee e ['iiii:iii:i] n. dinner. eeee eee e eep; I'm ready for my dinner now.
eeee eeee [iiii:iiii:] v. to feed; eeee eeee pwip! feed me, I'm starving!

eeee eeeee ['iiii:iiiii] v. to finish eating; eeee eeeee eep eeeee; I finished that whole walnut by myself.
eeeee [iiiii:] poss.pron. mine, eeeee pwee, these candy wrappers are mine.
eeeee eee [iiiii:'iii] v. to go away, eeeee eee erp; go away, you meanie.
eeeee eee e [iiiii:'iii:i] n. bully. eeeee eee e eech eech; you bully, leeme alone.
eeeee eee ee [iiiii:iii:i] n (address to sovereign) sir, sire, your worship; eeep eep ip eeeee ee ee; I appreciate your kindess in peeing on my head, sir.
eeeee eeee [iiiiii:'iiii] v. to submit; eeeee eeee eeeee eeee; okay, okay, you win.
eeeee eeeee [iiiii:'iiiii] v. to let go; eeee eeee bwip eeeee; let go that chicken bone, it's all mine!
eeeee eeeee eee ['iiiii:iiiii:'i] v. to stop giving medication by syringe.
eeeee eeeeee [iiiii:iiiiii] n. whisker, vibrissa; eeeee eeeeee! that's my whisker you're pulling.
eeeeee [iiiiii:] int. (expr. pain) ouch!
eeeeee ee [iiiiii:ii] n. tail; eeeee ee ep eeeee, that's my tail, don't put your weight on it!
eeeeee eee ['iiiiii:iii] n. free range time. eeeeee eee chp chrr; I'm not done free ranging, put me back down!
eeeeeee ee [iiiiiii:'ii] v. to move. e eeeeeeee ee eerp mph; move over, you meatball, I can't breathe under your furry butt.

Sample entry from CD-ROM pronunciation guide:

eeeee eee eeee



PHRASE: That's my pea!

ETYMOLOGY: From high classic Rattus [1.75 million BCE]: eeeee, mine; + ee-e, small round; + ee-ee; give me, 2nd person singular, imperative mood of ee-e-e, to give, v. t.

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