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ridder

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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DutchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

Probably via regular consonant-doubling before -er from Middle Low German rider. From riden (to ride), from Proto-Germanic *rīdaną. Cognate with Dutch ridder and German Ritter (knight).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Middle Ages) IPA(key): /rɪdːɛr/

NounEdit

ridder m (earlier plural riddere, later 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