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See also: rod, roed, Rod, ród, rød, and röð


Röda körsbär (Red cherries)


From Old Swedish rø̄þer, from Old Norse rauðr, from Proto-Germanic *raudaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rowdʰós < *h₁rewdʰ-.


  • IPA(key): /røːd/
  • IPA(key): /røː/ (colloquial)
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röd (comparative rödare, superlative rödast)

  1. red
    ett rött skärpa red belt
  2. (politics) of or pertaining to leftist (communist, socialist) politics and politicians


Inflection of röd
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular röd rödare rödast
Neuter singular rött rödare rödast
Plural röda rödare rödast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 röde rödare rödaste
All röda rödare rödaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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