See also: Reden

CornishEdit

NounEdit

reden f (singulative redenen)

  1. ferns

DanishEdit

NounEdit

reden c

  1. definite singular of rede

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -eːdən
  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈreːdə(n)/

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

reden f (plural redenen, diminutive redentje n)

  1. reason, ground
    Om een of andere redenFor some reason
  2. rescue
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Negerhollands: reden, reeden

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

reden m (plural redens)

  1. (mathematics) proportion
    Synonym: verhouding

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Dutch rêden (to ready).

VerbEdit

reden

  1. (nautical) to equip (a ship)
  2. (by extension) to equip, fit, supply with (something with a supplemental tool)
    Synonym: uitrusten
InflectionEdit
Inflection of reden (weak)
infinitive reden
past singular reedde
past participle gereed
infinitive reden
gerund reden n
present tense past tense
1st person singular reed reedde
2nd person sing. (jij) reedt reedde
2nd person sing. (u) reedt reedde
2nd person sing. (gij) reedt reedde
3rd person singular reedt reedde
plural reden reedden
subjunctive sing.1 rede reedde
subjunctive plur.1 reden reedden
imperative sing. reed
imperative plur.1 reedt
participles redend gereed
1) Archaic.

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

NounEdit

reden

  1. Plural form of rede

VerbEdit

reden

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of rijden

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German reden, from Old High German redōn, rediōn (to speak), a derivative of reda, redia (speech, word, opinion, view, mind), from Proto-Germanic *raþjǭ, *raþjō (accountability, speech). See Rede.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

reden (weak, third-person singular present redet, past tense redete, past participle geredet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive, [über — about], [mit — with], [zu (+ dative) — to]) to talk, to speak, to orate
    Der Präsident wird in seiner Ansprache über die Wirtschaft reden.
    The President will talk about the economy in his address.
  2. (intransitive) to talk, to reveal (something secret)
    Trotz der Befragung durch die Polizei hat der Verdächtige nicht geredet.
    Despite questioning by the police, the suspect didn't talk.
  3. (transitive, [über — about], [von — of], [zu (+ dative) — to]) to say (something), to speak (in a language, etc.)
    Seit ihrer Ankunft hat sie kein Wort geredet.
    She hasn't said a word since she arrived.
    Jetzt redest du Unsinn.
    Now you're talking nonsense.
    Ich redete Deutsch zu ihm, aber er verstand mich nicht.
    I spoke German to him but he didn't understand.

Usage notesEdit

  • In formal standard German, reden is used alongside the more common sprechen. In the vernacular, reden is generally preferred, particularly in the southern half of the language area, but also in the north.

ConjugationEdit

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • reden” in Duden online
  • reden” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Middle DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

rêden

  1. to ready, to get ready
InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative formsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

rēden

  1. (rare) to speak
InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English rǣdan (to advise, read), from Proto-Germanic *rēdaną (to advise, counsel). Cognate with Danish råde, Dutch raden, German raten, Swedish råda. The development from ‘advise, interpret’ to ‘interpret letters, read’ is unique to English.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛːdən/, /ˈreːdən/

VerbEdit

reden (third-person singular simple present redeth, present participle redynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative redde, past participle red)

  1. to counsel, advise
  2. to study
  3. to read

ConjugationEdit

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

reden

  1. indefinite plural of rede

AnagramsEdit


West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

reden

  1. plural of reed