vred

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See also: vřed

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse reiðr (angry).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

vred

  1. angry
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of vred
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular vred vredere vredest2
Neuter singular vredt vredere vredest2
Plural vrede vredere vredest2
Definite attributive1 vrede vredere vredeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.
Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

vred

  1. past tense of vride

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish vridh, derivation of Old Swedish vriþa (to wring, to twist).

Noun[edit]

vred n

  1. handle, knob, pinion
Declension[edit]
Declension of vred 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vred vredet vred vreden
Genitive vreds vredets vreds vredens

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

vred

  1. angry
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.
Declension[edit]
Inflection of vred
Indefinite 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 the predicative.
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

vred

  1. past tense of vrida.

References[edit]

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