-ræður

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Underwent an apophony (substitution of one root vowel for another) from the suffix -rað in hundrað (a hundred).[1] Confer the Icelandic hundrað, Latin ratiō (reason, calculation), reor (I reckon, calculate; I think, deem, judge) and ratus (established, authoritative; fixed, certain).[1]

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Suffix[edit]

-ræður (feminine -ræð, neuter -rætt, comparative -ræðari, superlative -ræðastur)

  1. of age, height or depth
    átta (eight) + -ræðuráttræður (eighty years old)
  2. of height or depth
    tólf (twelve) + -ræðurtólfræður
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Category Icelandic words suffixed with -ræður not found
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Etymology 2[edit]

Confer ræða (to speak, to talk, to discuss).[1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ræður (feminine -ræð, neuter -rætt, comparative -ræðari, superlative -ræðastur)

  1. used in compounds; spoken of
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ásgeir Blöndal Magnússon. Page 785 of the Íslensk orðsifjabók (Book of Icelandic Etymology). Publisher: Stofnun Árna Magnússonar á Íslandi (Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies), first print 1989 (ISBN 978-9979-654-01-8)