ræde

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *garaidijaz ‎(arranged), from Proto-Indo-European *reydʰ-. Akin to Old Frisian rede, Old High German reiti (German bereit), Old Norse greiðr ‎(ready, plain), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌹𐌸𐍃 ‎(garaiþs, ordered, arranged), Middle Dutch gereit (Dutch gereed, bereid), Old English rīdan ‎(to ride).

Adjective[edit]

rǣde

  1. ready, prompt, prepared; ready to ride, mounted (on a horse)
  2. skilled
  3. simple, plain
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Etymology 2[edit]

From rǣdan ‎(to read, interpret).

Noun[edit]

rǣde f ‎(nominative plural rǣdan)

  1. lesson, reading
  2. design, device
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