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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English ridder, rydder, from Old English hridder (sieve) (also as Old English hriddel > English riddle (sieve)), from Proto-Germanic *hrīdrą, *hrīdrǭ (sieve), from Proto-Indo-European *krey- (to divide; part; separate; sift). Cognate with German Reiter (sieve).

NounEdit

ridder (plural ridders)

  1. (now chiefly dialectal) a sieve

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English riddren, from Old English hridrian, from Proto-Germanic *hrīdrōną (to sieve; sift), from the noun. See above.

VerbEdit

ridder (third-person singular simple present ridders, present participle riddering, simple past and past participle riddered)

  1. (transitive) to sieve; sift; riddle

Etymology 3Edit

rid +‎ -er

NounEdit

ridder (plural ridders)

  1. One who, or that which, rids.

DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German ridder (rider, knight). Compare late Old Norse riddari.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ridər/, [ˈʁiðˀɐ]

NounEdit

ridder c (singular definite ridderen, plural indefinite riddere)

  1. knight

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit


DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch riddere, a variant form of ridere, from Old Dutch *rīdere, from rīdan +‎ -ere (equivalent to modern rijder).

NounEdit

ridder m (plural ridders, diminutive riddertje n)

  1. knight

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

ridder

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ridderen
  2. imperative of ridderen

Middle Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of rider. From riden (to ride), from Proto-Germanic *rīdaną. Cognate with Dutch ridder and German Ritter (knight).

NounEdit

ridder m (older plural riddere, younger/regional plural ridders)

  1. a knight, an armored professional soldier usually employing a horse
  2. a rider, someone who rides (regularly or professionally)

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: ridder

Related termsEdit