vred

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse reiðr ‎(angry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vreːd/, [ʋʁ̞æːˀð], [ʋʁ̞æðˀ]

Adjective[edit]

vred ‎(neuter vredt, definite and plural vrede, comparative vredere, superlative predicative vredest, superlative attributive vredeste)

  1. angry

Etymology 2[edit]

See vride.

Verb[edit]

vred

  1. past tense of vride

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vred n

  1. handle, knob, pinion

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vred 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vred vredet vred vreden
Genitive vreds vredets vreds vredens

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vreiðr ‎(angry), from Proto-Germanic *wraiþuz, from Proto-Indo-European *wreyt-.

Adjective[edit]

vred

  1. wrathful, angry, furioso, ireful

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vred
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular vred vredare vredast
Neuter singular - vredare vredast
Plural vreda vredare vredast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 vrede vredare vredaste
All vreda vredare vredaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Neuter gender absolute form (which would be vrett, analogous with led, sned) is never used.[1] Instead use the synonym vredgad, neuter vredgat.

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vred

  1. past tense of vrida.

References[edit]

  1. ^ vred in Svenska Akademiens Ordlista över svenska språket (13th ed., online)