Ried

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See also: ried

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as rede in 1275. Derived from a hydronym cognate to Old English rith (stream). The Dutch form of the toponym was borrowed from an earlier version of the Frisian name.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rit/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ried
  • Rhymes: -it
  • Homophone: riet

Proper noun[edit]

Ried n

  1. A village in Waadhoeke, Friesland, Netherlands.

References[edit]

  • van Berkel, Gerard; Samplonius, Kees (2018) Nederlandse plaatsnamen verklaard (in Dutch), Mijnbestseller.nl, →ISBN

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German riet, from Old High German riot, hriot, riod, from Proto-West Germanic *hreud (reed), but with no certain cognates outside of Germanic (cf. Proto-Slavic *ryti (to dig), Lithuanian ravė́ti (to weed) ?).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Reet (Low German equivalent, now also common in standard German)

Noun[edit]

Ried n (strong, genitive Riedes or Rieds, plural Riede)

  1. reed
    Synonym: Schilf
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ried m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Rieds or (with an article) Ried, feminine genitive Ried, plural Rieds)

  1. a surname

Further reading[edit]

  • Ried” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German reda. Cognate with German Rede, Dutch rede.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ried f (plural Rieden)

  1. speech, address, talk
  2. language, speech (way of speaking)
  3. discourse, conversation

Related terms[edit]