reden

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Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

reden f (singulative redenen)

  1. ferns

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

reden c

  1. singular definite of rede

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

reden f (plural redenen, diminutive redentje n)

  1. reason, ground
    Om een of andere reden - For some reason
  2. rescue
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

reden m (plural redens)

  1. (mathematics) proportion
    Synonyms: verhouding

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Dutch rêden (to ready).

Verb[edit]

reden

  1. (nautical) to equip (a ship)
    Synonyms: uitrusten
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of reden (weak)
infinitive reden
past singular reedde
past participle gereed
infinitive reden
gerund reden n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular reed reedde
2nd person sing. (jij) reedt reedde
2nd person sing. (u) reedt reedde
2nd person sing. (gij) reedt reedde
3rd person singular reedt reedde
plural reden reedden
subjunctive sing.1 rede reedde
subjunctive plur.1 reden reedden
imperative sing. reed
imperative plur.1 reedt
participles redend gereed
1) Archaic.

Etymology 4[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

reden

  1. Plural form of rede

Verb[edit]

reden

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of rijden

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German reden, from Old High German redōn, rediōn (to speak), a derivative of reda, redia (speech, word, opinion, view, mind), from Proto-Germanic *raþjǭ, *raþjō (accountability, speech). See Rede.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

reden (third-person singular simple present redet, past tense redete, past participle geredet, auxiliary haben)

  1. to speak; to talk

Usage notes[edit]

  • In formal standard German, reden is used alongside the more common sprechen. In the vernacular, reden is generally preferred, particularly in the southern half of the language area, but also in the north.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

rêden

  1. to ready, to get ready
Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Verb[edit]

rēden

  1. (rare) to speak
Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • reden (IV)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • reden (V)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • reden (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • reden (III)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English rǣdan (to advise, read), from Proto-Germanic *rēdaną (to advise, counsel). Cognate with Danish råde, Dutch raden, German raten, Swedish råda. The development from ‘advise, interpret’ to ‘interpret letters, read’ is unique to English.

Verb[edit]

reden (past redde, past participle red or rad)

  1. to counsel, advise
  2. to study
  3. to read

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

reden

  1. indefinite plural of rede