rad

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ɹæd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æd

Adjective[edit]

rad (comparative radder, superlative raddest)

  1. (slang) Clipping of radical; excellent
    • 2002, Aaron Paul as Wasted Guy, Van Wilder, written by Brent Goldberg and David Wagner:
      In the Guinness Book of World-fucking-Records, man… under "Raddest Fucking Dude Alive"!
    • 2011, John Forest as Wheelchair Mike, Young Adult, written by Diablo Cody:
      What is up, girly-friend? Holy shit, cuz. This is such a rad surprise.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad (plural rads)

  1. (metrology) A non-SI unit of absorbed dose of radiation, equal to 0.01 gray.
    Synonym: rd (abbreviation)
    Coordinate term: gray
  2. Abbreviation of radian.
  3. (automotive, plumbing, slang) Abbreviation of radiator.
  4. (firearms, slang) Abbreviation of sight radius.

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad c (singular definite raden, plural indefinite rader)

  1. row
  2. line
  3. string
  4. tier
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad c (singular definite raden, plural indefinite rade)

  1. (archaic, rare) chap
    • 2018, Mette Fog Pedersen, Lys og skygge: Betragtninger fra en sygeseng, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      I den Mygindske familie var der mindst lige så megen livfuldhed som på Store Hovgård. Den gamle Mygind var en lun rad, fuld af festlige historier og næsten altid omgivet af sine store hunde. Disse havde en meget familiær stilling i huset.
    • 2017, Knud Andersen, Den blinde ørn, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      ... tændt og skridtede frem og tilbage paa Halvdækket, sagde Hovgaard: „ Skipperen er en fin Navigatør, en første Klasses Sømand og sejler hende som en Jolle. Ham kan du lære noget af. Han er en lun Rad og „large“, selv om han er religiøs.
    • 1887, Gerhard Holm, Den Danske konebaads-expedition til Grøonlands øostkyst
      Morten, der snart viste sig at være en lun Rad, var heller ikke fri for at kure til Marie, naar de sad og plukkede Ryper eller Edderfugle sammen ude i Kjøkkenet, eller naar Morten havde Ordre fra Johanne til at staa og røre i Gryderne, medens  ...
    • 1906, Dansk tidsskrift
      Den, der paa Landet bliver en , lun Rad", en ,,tør" Bider, vilde i Byen blive en Spilopmager, der ikke vejer sine Udfald saa nøje, ikke tænker meget paa Følgerne, eller en ondskabsfuld Bagtaler.
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad c (singular definite raden, plural indefinite rad)

  1. rad (a non-SI unit of absorbed dose of radiation, equal to 0.01 gray)
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia nl

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch rat, from Old Dutch *rath, from Proto-Germanic *raþą, from Proto-Indo-European *Hret-.

Noun[edit]

rad n (plural raderen, diminutive raadje n or radertje n or radje n)

  1. wheel
    het rad van fortuinthe wheel of fortune
    Synonym: wiel
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch rat, from Old Dutch *rath, from Proto-Germanic *raþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *Hret-.

Adjective[edit]

rad (comparative radder, superlative radst)

  1. quick, swift
    Zij is rad van tong.
    She has a sharp tongue.
    • 2002, Feeks mist radde tong, in De Standaard online, [1]
      Bitch is missing sharp tongue
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of rad
uninflected rad
inflected radde
comparative radder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial rad radder het radst
het radste
indefinite m./f. sing. radde raddere radste
n. sing. rad radder radste
plural radde raddere radste
definite radde raddere radste
partitive rads radders

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Haitian Creole[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad

  1. clothes

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈrat]
  • Hyphenation: rad

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad (plural, first-person possessive radku, second-person possessive radmu, third-person possessive radnya)

  1. (metrology) rad, a non-SI unit of absorbed dose of radiation, equal to 0.01 gray.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch raad (council), from Middle Dutch râet, from Old Dutch rāt, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaz.

Noun[edit]

rad (plural, first-person possessive radku, second-person possessive radmu, third-person possessive radnya)

  1. (archaic) court.
    Synonyms: dewan, majelis

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad m (invariable)

  1. (physics) rad (unit)
  2. (mathematics) radian

Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad

  1. generosity

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *radъ (glad). Cognates include Upper Sorbian rad, Polish rad, Czech rád, Old Church Slavonic радъ (radŭ), and Russian рад (rad)

Pronunciation[edit]

Predicative[edit]

rad (feminine rada, neuter rado, dual radej, plural raźi)

  1. happy/happily, glad/gladly
    To ja rad/rady cynim.
    I’m happy to do that. (male speaker)
    Mója žeńska to rada/rad/rady scyni.
    My wife will be happy to do that.
    Našo góle tam rado/rad/rady doženjo.
    Our child will be happy to go there.
    Tam woni raźi/rad/rady njechojźe.
    They don’t like going there.

Usage notes[edit]

The feminine, neuter, dual, and plural forms may optionally be used in agreement with the subject of the verb, or rad or rady may be used invariably.


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rǫð.

Noun[edit]

rad f or m (definite singular rada or raden, indefinite plural rader, definite plural radene)

  1. a row
  2. (chess) rank

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse rǫð.

Noun[edit]

rad f (definite singular rada, indefinite plural rader, definite plural radene)

  1. a row

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *raidō. Cognate with Old Norse reið, from Proto-Indo-European *reydʰ- (ride).

Noun[edit]

rād f

  1. journey, ride
  2. raid, expedition
  3. the runic character (/r/)
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: road
  • French: rade
  • Greek: ράδα f (ráda)
  • Scots: raid

Etymology 2[edit]

See ridan.

Verb[edit]

rād

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of ridan

Old High German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hradaz, whence also Old English hræþ, Old Norse hraðr.

Adjective[edit]

rad

  1. fast

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *raþą, akin to Latin rota.

Noun[edit]

rad n

  1. wheel

Descendants[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *radъ.

Adjective[edit]

rad (comparative bardziej rad, superlative najbardziej rad)

  1. (dated) glad
Declension[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

All forms except nominative are obsolete.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin radium

Noun[edit]

Chemical element
Ra
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Next: aktyn (Ac)

rad m inan

  1. (chemistry) radium
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From English rad (unit of absorbed radiation dose)

Noun[edit]

rad m inan

  1. rad (unit of absorbed radiation dose)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad

  1. Abbreviation of radian.

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad f

  1. genitive plural of rada

Further reading[edit]

  • rad in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

rad

  1. first-person singular present indicative of rade
  2. third-person plural present indicative of rade
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of rade

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *radъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rȁd (comparative ràdijī, Cyrillic spelling ра̏д)

  1. willing
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From ráditi (to work).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rȃd m (Cyrillic spelling ра̑д)

  1. work
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From English rad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rȃd m (Cyrillic spelling ра̑д)

  1. rad (unit of absorbed dose of radiation)
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Slovak[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad m (genitive singular radu, nominative plural rady, genitive plural radov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. row
  2. (chess) rank

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • rad in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *radъ

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rȁd (comparative rȃjši, superlative nȁjrȃjši)

  1. liking or preferring something, having a positive attitude towards something
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rȃd m inan

  1. (dated) gladness
Inflection[edit]
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative rád
genitive ráda
singular
nominative rád
accusative rád
genitive ráda
dative rádu
locative rádu
instrumental rádom

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rad ?

  1. Abbreviation of radian.

Noun[edit]

rad c

  1. A row; a line of entries in a table, or a line of objects
  2. A single horizontal row of text on a CRT screen, printed paper, etc.
  3. A line in a screenplay
  4. (colloquial) A (short) written letter
  5. (chess) rank

Declension[edit]

Declension of rad 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rade raden rader raderna
Genitive rades radens raders radernas

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Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Karelian ruado and Ludian ruad, borrowed from Russian страда (strada).

Noun[edit]

rad

  1. work
  2. toil