rädd

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hræddr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rädd (comparative räddare, superlative räddast)

  1. afraid; having a feeling of fear
  2. scared

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rädd
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular rädd räddare räddast
Neuter singular rätt räddare räddast
Plural rädda räddare räddast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 rädde räddare räddaste
All rädda räddare räddaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The neuter form, though considered correct, is extremely rarely used.