See also: rida, ridà, rīdā, říďa, riða, and riþa

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ríða (to ride), from Proto-Germanic *rīdaną, from Proto-Indo-European *reydʰ-, cognate with English ride.

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ríða (third person singular past indicative reið, third person plural past indicative riðu, supine riðið)

  1. to ride

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse ríða (to ride), from Proto-Germanic *rīdaną, from Proto-Indo-European *reydʰ-, cognate with English ride.

VerbEdit

ríða (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative reið, third-person plural past indicative riðu, supine riðið)

  1. (transitive, takes the dative, especially on horseback) to ride
    • Á Sprengisandi (“On Sprengisandur”) by Grímur Thomsen
      Ríðum, ríðum og rekum yfir sandinn,
      rennur sól á bak við Arnarfell,
      hér á reiki er margur óhreinn andinn,
      úr því fer að skyggja á jökulsvell;
      Drottinn leiði drösulinn minn,
      drjúgur verður síðasti áfanginn.
      Ride, ride, ride hard across the sands,
      the sun is settling behind Arnarfell.
      Here many spirits of the dark
      threaten in the gloom over the glacier's ice.
      The Lord leads my horse,
      it is still a long, long way home.
    Að fara ríðandi.
    To go on horseback.
  2. (transitive, intransitive, takes the dative, vulgar) to fuck someone, to have sex with
    Langar þig að ríða?
    Do you wanna fuck?
    Ríddu mér.
    Fuck me.
    Hvað er langt síðan þú hefur riðið?
    How long is it since your last fuck?
  3. (takes the dative case)
    Fréttirnar riðu honum að fullu.
    The news finished him off.
    Þetta ríður á miklu.
    This is very important.
  4. (transitive, takes the accusative)
    Ég ríða af sér reið hann af mér.
    I rode faster than he did.
Usage notesEdit
  • Because the word denotes both the meaning of riding an animal and fucking, it is often a the subject of double entendre bestiality jokes.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse vríða, from Proto-Germanic *wrīþaną.

VerbEdit

ríða (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative reið, third-person plural past indicative riðu, supine riðið)

  1. (transitive, takes the accusative) to knot
    ríða hnút.
    To tie a knot.
  2. (transitive, takes the accusative) to braid, to weave
    ríða körfu.
    To weave a basket.
    ríða net.
    To weave a net.
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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *rīdaną, from Proto-Indo-European *reydʰ-. Cognate with Old English rīdan (English ride), Old Saxon rīdan (Low German rieden), Old Dutch rīdan (Dutch rijden), Old High German rītan (German reiten).

VerbEdit

ríða

  1. to ride

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DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: ride
  • Faroese: ríða
  • Icelandic: ríða
  • Norwegian: ri, ride, rida (Nynorsk)
  • Swedish: rida (Old Swedish riþa)