reord

See also: gereord

Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *razdō (voice, language, speech, sound), from Proto-Indo-European *res- (to shout, speak). Cognate with Old High German rarta (sound, voice, harmony), Old Norse rǫdd (voice, speech), Gothic 𐍂𐌰𐌶𐌳𐌰 (razda, tongue, speech, language, dialect), Old English reord (1st and 3rd person singular preterite of rǣdan (to read)). More at rede, read.

NounEdit

reord f

  1. voice
  2. speech, language
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: reard
  • Scots: reird

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *rerōd-, reduplicated preterite of Proto-Germanic *rēdaną (to advise, guess, interpret). See rǣdan.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

reord

  1. First-person singular preterite of rǣdan
  2. Third-person singular preterite of rǣdan
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