rád

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rád (comparative raději, superlative nejraději)

  1. glad
    To jsem rád, že jsi přišel.
    I'm glad you came.

Declension[edit]

The nominative forms given are short forms.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This adjective can only be used predicatively, not attributively. Like glad, it expresses a propositional attitude.
  • This word actually agrees with the subject, but in meaning, it essentially describes the verb. It is often mistaken to be an adverb.
  • It is used with a verb describing an activity to show that the subject likes, liked, will or would like to execute that activity.
    Rád zpíval.He liked singing (literally, He, glad, sang. )
    Raději se předvádí.She likes better to show off.
    Ráda nám pomůže.She'll be glad to help us.
    Co bych udělal nejraději?What would I like to do best?

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈraːd]
  • Hyphenation: rád

Adverb[edit]

rád

  1. second-person singular of
    Nem szórja rád a homokot.He will not throw sand on you.
    Gondol néha rád?Does she ever think of you?
    Senki sem emlékszik rád.No one remembers you.

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rád m

  1. verbal noun of ráidid
  2. speech, talk, conversation

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

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Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
rád
also rrád after a proclitic
rád
pronounced with /r(ʲ)-/
rád
also rrád after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • rád” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rád

  1. glad
    To som rád, že si prišiel. — I'm glad you came.

Usage notes[edit]

This indeclinable adjective can only be used predicatively, not attributively. Like glad, it expresses a propositional attitude.

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Adverb[edit]

rád (comparative radšej, superlative najradšej)

  1. like to

Usage notes[edit]

  • This adverb is used with a verb describing an activity to show that the subject likes, liked, will or would like to execute that activity.
    Rád spieval. - He liked singing.
    Radšej sa predvádza. - She likes better to show off.
    Rada nám pomôže. - She'll be glad to help us.
    Čo by som urobil nejradšej? - What would I like to do best?

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