From Middle English reden, from Old English rǣdan ("to counsel, advise, consult; interpret, read"), from Proto-Germanic *rēdaną ("advise, counsel"), from Proto-Indo-European *Hreh₁dʰ- ("to arrange"). Cognate with Scots rede, red, Saterland Frisian räide ("to advise, counsel"), West Frisian riede ("to advise, counsel"), Dutch raden ("to advise; guess, counsel, rede"), German raten ("to advise; guess"), Danish råde ("to advise"), Swedish råda ("to advise, counsel"). The development from ‘advise’ to ‘interpret, interpret letters, read’ is unique to English among Germanic languages. Compare rede.
From Middle English redde, red, rad, from Old English rǣdde, rǣded, conjugations of rǣdan; see above.
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