vad

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See also: wad, WAD, VAD, vád, văd, våd, vað, wæd, and váð

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vað, from Proto-Germanic *wadą ‎(shallow water, ford), from Proto-Indo-European *wadʰom.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vad n (singular definite vadet, plural indefinite vad)

  1. (rare) ford (a crossing)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See vade ‎(to wade).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːd/, [væːˀð]

Verb[edit]

vad

  1. imperative of vade

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *wamta.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vad (comparative vadabb, superlative legvadabb)

  1. wild, untamed
  2. uncontrolled, unregulated

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative vad vadak
accusative vadat vadakat
dative vadnak vadaknak
instrumental vaddal vadakkal
causal-final vadért vadakért
translative vaddá vadakká
terminative vadig vadakig
essive-formal vadként vadakként
essive-modal
inessive vadban vadakban
superessive vadon vadakon
adessive vadnál vadaknál
illative vadba vadakba
sublative vadra vadakra
allative vadhoz vadakhoz
elative vadból vadakból
delative vadról vadakról
ablative vadtól vadaktól

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Noun[edit]

vad ‎(plural vadak)

  1. game (wild animal)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative vad vadak
accusative vadat vadakat
dative vadnak vadaknak
instrumental vaddal vadakkal
causal-final vadért vadakért
translative vaddá vadakká
terminative vadig vadakig
essive-formal vadként vadakként
essive-modal
inessive vadban vadakban
superessive vadon vadakon
adessive vadnál vadaknál
illative vadba vadakba
sublative vadra vadakra
allative vadhoz vadakhoz
elative vadból vadakból
delative vadról vadakról
ablative vadtól vadaktól
Possessive forms of vad
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. vadam vadjaim
2nd person sing. vadad vadjaid
3rd person sing. vadja vadjai
1st person plural vadunk vadjaink
2nd person plural vadatok vadjaitok
3rd person plural vadjuk vadjaik

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #1114 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

vad

  1. imperative of vade

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vadum ‎(shallow, ford), from Proto-Italic *waðom, from Proto-Indo-European *wadʰom.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vad n ‎(plural vaduri)

  1. ford

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hvat, from Proto-Germanic *hwat, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷod. Closely related to German was and English what and cognates in other languages in the branch of Germanic languages. Other IE cognates are Latin qui, quae, quod and the derived words of its successors in the family of Romance languages.

Pronoun[edit]

vad

  1. what

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish vaþ, væþ, from Old Norse veð, from Proto-Germanic *wadją. Cognate with Old English wedd.

Noun[edit]

vad n

  1. bet, wager
Declension[edit]
Inflection of vad 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vad vadet vad vaden
Genitive vads vadets vads vadens

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Swedish vaþ, from Old Norse vað, from Proto-Germanic *wadą, from Proto-Indo-European *wadʰom.

Noun[edit]

vad n

  1. a ford, a place for wading, short for vadställe
Declension[edit]
Inflection of vad 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vad vadet vad vaden
Genitive vads vadets vads vadens

Etymology 4[edit]

The form vad appeared around 1807, was earlier vada or vade, plural vador. Hellquist[1] is undecided concerning the origin:

Noun[edit]

vad c

  1. (anatomy) calf; the back side of the lower part of the leg.
Declension[edit]
Inflection of vad 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vad vaden vader vaderna
Genitive vads vadens vaders vadernas

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ vad 1 in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)