GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German riuten, from Old High German riuten, from Proto-West Germanic *reudan (to clear).

Related with Middle High German roten, roden, whence modern roden. Also distantly related with rauben, raufen, and rau.

VerbEdit

reuten (weak, third-person singular present reutet, past tense reutete, past participle gereutet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (archaic, regional, southern Germany, Austria, Switzerland) to clear woods; to make arable
ConjugationEdit
SynonymsEdit
  • roden (originally northern; now generally predominant)

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

reuten

  1. (obsolete, rare) Alternative spelling of reiten

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