From Middle English red, rede, from Old English rǣd, from Proto-West Germanic *rād, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaz. Cognate with Danish råd, Dutch raad, German Rat, Swedish råd, Norwegian Bokmål råd
. Indo-European cognates include Old Irish ráidid. rada.
From Middle English reden, ræden, from Old English rǣdan ("to counsel, advise; plot, design; rule, govern, guide; determine, decide, decree; read, explain"), from Proto-West Germanic *rādan, from Proto-Germanic *rēdaną.
Cognate with German raten, Low German raden, Dutch raden. More at read.
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