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Low German[edit]


From Middle Low German strîden, from Old Saxon strīdan, from Proto-Germanic *strīdaną. Cognate with Dutch strijden, English stride and German streiten.


  • IPA(key): /stɾiːdn̩/ (West Low German dialects)
  • IPA(key): /ʃtɾiːdn̩/ (Prussian dialects)


strieden (past singular streed, past participle streden, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (intransitive) to fight, to argue, to quarrel
    • De Bröder striedt den helen Dag. (The brothers are fighting the whole day.)
  2. (intransitive) to roam, to stride
    • De Tiger striddt dörch dat Dal. (The tiger strides through the vale.)
  3. (intransitive) to fight against someone with arms; to fight in military form; to battle for something; to combat against something/someone
    • De Buern striedt för ehr Hölter. (The peasants fight for their woods.)