Definition of geta in English:


Syllabification: ge·ta
Pronunciation: /ˈɡetə, ˈɡeˌtä

noun (plural same or getas)

A Japanese wooden shoe with a thong to pass between the first (big) toe and the second toe.
More example sentences
  • The Master, in formal attire and wearing geta, climbed so rapidly that all the disciples fell behind, far to the rear.
  • Her geta kept her bare feet protected from the snow, while Izumi's curled body gave her hands some measure of warmth.
  • The small chamber was so quiet that the sound of her geta echoed as she quickly made her way towards the tree.

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