ræd

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hræddr, past participle of hræða.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛðˀ/, [ˈʁaðˀ], [ˈʁɑðˀ], (Jutlandic) IPA(key): /rajˀ/, [ˈʁɑjˀ]

Adjective[edit]

ræd (plural and definite singular attributive rædde)

  1. (dated, dialect) afraid
    Synonym: bange

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *rād, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaz.

Cognate with Old Frisian rēd, Old Saxon rād, Old High German rāt, Old Norse ráð, Gothic *𐍂𐌴𐌳𐍃 (*rēds).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rǣd m

  1. advice
  2. decision
  3. plan
  4. judgement, reason

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: rede, ræd, ræde, red
    • English: rede
    • Scots: rede