See also: Riden

DanishEdit

NounEdit

riden c

  1. definite singular of ride

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch rīdan, from Proto-Germanic *rīdaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

riden

  1. to ride (on a horse or vehicle)
  2. to travel
  3. to suffer (a disease)
  4. (figuratively, of land) to be flooded from time to time (up and down, as if on a horse)
  5. (of an animal) to copulate, to have sexual intercourse

InflectionEdit

Strong class 1
Infinitive riden
3rd sg. past rêet
3rd pl. past rēden
Past participle gerēden
Infinitive riden
In genitive ridens
In dative ridene
Indicative Present Past
1st singular ride rêet
2nd singular rijts, rides rēets, rēdes
3rd singular rijt, ridet rêet
1st plural riden rēden
2nd plural rijt, ridet rēet, rēdet
3rd plural riden rēden
Subjunctive Present Past
1st singular ride rēde
2nd singular rijts, rides rēdes
3rd singular ride rēde
1st plural riden rēden
2nd plural rijt, ridet rēdet
3rd plural riden rēden
Imperative Present
Singular rijt, ride
Plural rijt, ridet
Present Past
Participle ridende gerēden

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: rijden
  • Limburgish: rieje

Further readingEdit

  • riden (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “riden (I)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English rīdan, from Proto-Germanic *rīdaną. Cognates include Middle Dutch riden, Middle Low German riden, and Old Swedish rīþa.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

riden

  1. To ride on a mount; to move on an animal:
    1. To ride to war; to utilise cavalry:
      1. To lead or command on horseback; to serve at the head of a host.
      2. To pillage or loot while on horseback; to maraud or raid.
    2. To ride towards, on, or through a specific location.
    3. To joust or tilt; to participate in jousting.
    4. To ride in a parade; to march on horseback.
    5. To adventure on horseback.
  2. To use a vehicle or transport method other than a mount:
    1. To leave; to journey or go on a trip.
    2. To ride in a wheeled vehicle or a palanquin.
    3. To voyage or travel by water; to be on a vessel.
  3. (vulgar) To mount or mate; to undergo coitus with.
    • a. 1400, Geoffrey Chaucer, “ The Nun's Priest's Tale”, in The Canterbury Tales, line 3168-3169:
      Womman is mannes Ioye and al his blis / ffor whan I feele a nyght your softe syde / Al be it that I may nat on yow ryde / ffor þat oure perche is maad so narwe allas [...]
      "Womankind is man's joy and all of his bliss" / for when I feel your soft side at night / Despite the fact that I can't ride on you / because our perch is made so narrowly [...]
  4. (of a vessel) To float; to set sail or move.
  5. (rare, Late Middle English) To move, to slide towards.
  6. (rare, Late Middle English) To sit on a stool or beam; to mount something as if it was a horse.
  7. (rare, Late Middle English) To remain, to dwell.
  8. (rare, Late Middle English) To undergo execution.

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Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon rīdan (to ride), from Proto-Germanic *rīdaną. Cognate with English ride, Dutch rijden and German reiten.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

rîden

  1. to ride

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SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

riden

  1. past participle of rida.