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SQUARE RAD

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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ɹæd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æd

AdjectiveEdit

rad (comparative radder, superlative raddest)

  1. (slang) Clipping of radical; excellent
    • 2002, Aaron Paul as Wasted Guy, Van Wilder, written by Brent Goldberg and David Wagner:
      In the Guinness Book of World-fucking-Records, man… under "Raddest Fucking Dude Alive"!
    • 2011, John Forest as Wheelchair Mike, Young Adult, written by Diablo Cody:
      What is up, girly-friend? Holy shit, cuz. This is such a rad surprise.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

rad (plural rads)

  1. (metrology) A non-SI unit of absorbed dose of radiation, equal to 0.01 gray.
    Synonym: rd (abbreviation)
    Coordinate term: gray
  2. Abbreviation of radian.
  3. (automotive, plumbing, slang) Abbreviation of radiator.
  4. (firearms, slang) Abbreviation of sight radius.

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse rǫð, from Proto-Germanic *radō (row). Cognate with Norwegian rad and Swedish rad.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rad c (singular definite raden, plural indefinite rader)

  1. row
  2. line
  3. string
  4. tier
InflectionEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Maybe the same word as the first one. However, Norwegian radd (person) speaks against this possibility.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rad c (singular definite raden, plural indefinite rade)

  1. (obsolete) skeleton, carcass
    • 1807, Jens Baggesen, Nye blandede Digte, p. 358.
      Hans Legem blev en Rad af Been, | Hvorpaa et Dødninghoved green. ("His body became a carcass of bones, on which a skull was grinning.")
    • 1855, Poul Møller, Efterladte Skrifter, 2nd ed., vol. 2, p. 35
      Hans Krop ... | Den bad de Høgen pille, | Saa Raden blev til Rest. ("They let the hawk pick his body so that the skeleton was left.")
  2. (rare) person
    • 2018, Mette Fog Pedersen, Lys og skygge: Betragtninger fra en sygeseng, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      I den Mygindske familie var der mindst lige så megen livfuldhed som på Store Hovgård. Den gamle Mygind var en lun rad, fuld af festlige historier og næsten altid omgivet af sine store hunde. Disse havde en meget familiær stilling i huset.
    • 2017, Knud Andersen, Den blinde ørn, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      ... tændt og skridtede frem og tilbage paa Halvdækket, sagde Hovgaard: „ Skipperen er en fin Navigatør, en første Klasses Sømand og sejler hende som en Jolle. Ham kan du lære noget af. Han er en lun Rad og „large“, selv om han er religiøs.
    • 1887, Gerhard Holm, Den Danske konebaads-expedition til Grøonlands øostkyst
      Morten, der snart viste sig at være en lun Rad, var heller ikke fri for at kure til Marie, naar de sad og plukkede Ryper eller Edderfugle sammen ude i Kjøkkenet, eller naar Morten havde Ordre fra Johanne til at staa og røre i Gryderne, medens  ...
    • 1906, Dansk tidsskrift
      Den, der paa Landet bliver en , lun Rad", en ,,tør" Bider, vilde i Byen blive en Spilopmager, der ikke vejer sine Udfald saa nøje, ikke tænker meget paa Følgerne, eller en ondskabsfuld Bagtaler.
InflectionEdit
ReferencesEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From English rad, abbreviated from radiation.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rad c (singular definite raden, plural indefinite rad)

  1. rad (a non-SI unit of absorbed dose of radiation, equal to 0.01 gray)
InflectionEdit
ReferencesEdit

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch rat, from Old Dutch *rath, from Proto-Germanic *raþą, from Proto-Indo-European *Hret-.

NounEdit

rad n (plural raderen, diminutive raadje n or radertje n or radje n)

  1. wheel
    het rad van fortuinthe wheel of fortune
    Synonym: wiel
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch rat, from Old Dutch *rath, from Proto-Germanic *raþaz, from Proto-Indo-European *Hret-.

AdjectiveEdit

rad (comparative radder, superlative radst)

  1. quick, swift
    Zij is rad van tong.
    She has a sharp tongue.
    • 2002, Feeks mist radde tong, in De Standaard online, [1]
      Bitch is missing sharp tongue
InflectionEdit
Inflection of rad
uninflected rad
inflected radde
comparative radder
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial rad radder het radst
het radste
indefinite m./f. sing. radde raddere radste
n. sing. rad radder radste
plural radde raddere radste
definite radde raddere radste
partitive rads radders

AnagramsEdit


Haitian CreoleEdit

NounEdit

rad

  1. clothes

SynonymsEdit


IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈrat]
  • Hyphenation: rad

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

rad (plural, first-person possessive radku, second-person possessive radmu, third-person possessive radnya)

  1. (metrology) rad, a non-SI unit of absorbed dose of radiation, equal to 0.01 gray.

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch raad (council), from Middle Dutch râet, from Old Dutch rāt, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaz.

NounEdit

rad (plural, first-person possessive radku, second-person possessive radmu, third-person possessive radnya)

  1. (archaic) court.
    Synonyms: dewan, majelis

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

rad m (invariable)

  1. (physics) rad (unit)
  2. (mathematics) radian

Lower SorbianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *radъ (glad). Cognates include Upper Sorbian rad, Polish rad, Czech rád, Old Church Slavonic радъ (radŭ), and Russian рад (rad)

PronunciationEdit

PredicativeEdit

rad (feminine rada, neuter rado, dual radej, plural raźi)

  1. happy/happily, glad/gladly
    To ja rad/rady cynim.
    I’m happy to do that. (male speaker)
    Mója žeńska to rada/rad/rady scyni.
    My wife will be happy to do that.
    Našo góle tam rado/rad/rady doženjo.
    Our child will be happy to go there.
    Tam woni raźi/rad/rady njechojźe.
    They don’t like going there.

Usage notesEdit

The feminine, neuter, dual, and plural forms may optionally be used in agreement with the subject of the verb, or rad or rady may be used invariably.


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rǫð.

NounEdit

rad f or m (definite singular rada or raden, indefinite plural rader, definite plural radene)

  1. a row
  2. (chess) rank

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse rǫð.

NounEdit

rad f (definite singular rada, indefinite plural rader, definite plural radene)

  1. a row
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hraðr, from Proto-Germanic *hradaz.

AdjectiveEdit

rad (masculine and feminine rad, neuter radt, definite singular and plural rade, comparative radare, indefinite superlative radast, definite superlative radaste)

  1. fast
  2. straight
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *raidō. Cognate with Old Norse reið, from Proto-Indo-European *reydʰ- (ride).

NounEdit

rād f

  1. journey, ride
  2. raid, expedition
  3. the runic character (/r/)
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: road
  • French: rade
  • Greek: ράδα f (ráda)
  • Scots: raid

Etymology 2Edit

See ridan.

VerbEdit

rād

  1. first/third-person singular preterite of ridan

Old High GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *hradaz, whence also Old English hræþ, Old Norse hraðr.

AdjectiveEdit

rad

  1. fast

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *raþą, akin to Latin rota.

NounEdit

rad n

  1. wheel

DescendantsEdit


PolishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *radъ.

AdjectiveEdit

rad (comparative bardziej rad, superlative najbardziej rad)

  1. (dated) glad
DeclensionEdit
Usage notesEdit

All forms except nominative are obsolete.

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin radium

NounEdit

Chemical element
Ra
Previous: frans (Fr)
Next: aktyn (Ac)

rad m inan

  1. (chemistry) radium
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From English rad (unit of absorbed radiation dose)

NounEdit

rad m inan

  1. rad (unit of absorbed radiation dose)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

rad

  1. Abbreviation of radian.

Etymology 5Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

rad f

  1. genitive plural of rada

Further readingEdit

  • rad in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • rad in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

rad

  1. first-person singular present indicative of rade
  2. third-person plural present indicative of rade
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of rade

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *radъ.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rȁd (comparative ràdijī, Cyrillic spelling ра̏д)

  1. willing
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From ráditi (to work).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rȃd m (Cyrillic spelling ра̑д)

  1. work
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From English rad.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rȃd m (Cyrillic spelling ра̑д)

  1. rad (unit of absorbed dose of radiation)
DeclensionEdit

SlovakEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rad m (genitive singular radu, nominative plural rady, genitive plural radov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. row
  2. (chess) rank

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • rad in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

SloveneEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *radъ

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rȁd (comparative rȃjši, superlative nȁjrȃjši)

  1. liking or preferring something, having a positive attitude towards something
InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rȃd m inan

  1. (dated) gladness
InflectionEdit
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative rád
genitive ráda
singular
nominative rád
accusative rád
genitive ráda
dative rádu
locative rádu
instrumental rádom

Further readingEdit

  • rad”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rad ?

  1. Abbreviation of radian.

NounEdit

rad c

  1. A row; a line of entries in a table, or a line of objects
  2. A single horizontal row of text on a CRT screen, printed paper, etc.
  3. A line in a screenplay
  4. (colloquial) A (short) written letter
  5. (chess) rank

DeclensionEdit

Declension of rad 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rade raden rader raderna
Genitive rades radens raders radernas

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VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Karelian ruado and Ludian ruad, borrowed from Russian страда (strada).

NounEdit

rad

  1. work
  2. toil