-red

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See also: red, red-, Red, RED, and rěd

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English -red, -redde, -rede, -reden, from Old English -rǣden (which see). Cognate with German -rat (as in Heirat (wedding)).

Suffix[edit]

-red

  1. (no longer productive) A suffix forming nouns of condition or state.
    hatred
    kindred
    manred
    sibred

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Old English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-red

  1. Alternative form of -raþ

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *Hret-,[1] whence also rhedeg (to run). Cognate with Old Irish -rad.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-red f

  1. Forms abstract nouns.
    gwaith (work) + ‎-red → ‎gweithred (action)
    lled (width) + ‎-red → ‎lledred (latitude)
    cylch (circle) + ‎-red → ‎cylchred (cycle)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Morris Jones, A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative (Oxford 1913), § 143 iii (22)
  2. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “-red”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies