rijden

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch riden, from Old Dutch rīdan, from Proto-Germanic *rīdaną, from Proto-Indo-European *reydʰ-. Compare Low German rieden, German reiten, English ride, Danish ride, Swedish rida.

Verb[edit]

rijden (past singular reed, past participle gereden)

  1. to ride
  2. to drive
Conjugation[edit]
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Usage notes[edit]

Even though the first person singular and plural forms are respectively pronounced IPA: /rɛit/ and /rɛidən/ in standard Dutch, the pronunciations /rɛi/ and /rɛiə/ (or /rɛiən/, /rɛidə/) are used most of the time.

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: ry

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

rijden

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of rijen