rád

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *radъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raːt/
  • (file)

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]

Pronoun[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]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rád m

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

Inflection[edit]

Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative rád rádL ráidL
Vocative ráid rádL ráduH
Accusative rádN rádL ráduH
Genitive ráidL rád rádN
Dative rádL rádaib rádaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

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Descendants[edit]

  • Irish:
  • Scottish Gaelic: ràdh

Mutation[edit]

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

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Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *radъ.

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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