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rad "quick"
rade"to be quick"
radmood"hastey"
radness"quickness"
rail"to clothe"
rail "clothing"
railchest"clothing-chest"
railhouse"house for clothing; vestry"
railthane"keeper of clothing"
railward"keeper of clothing"
rake"throat"
rake"explanation, account"
rakent"chain, fetter"
rakentie"chain"
rakentie"to chain"
ramson"onion, garlic"
rand"margin, border; boss of shield; shield itself"
randbea"boss of shield"
randhavend"shield bearer"
randwie"shieldwarrior"
rane "whale" (other spelling rone)
ravenkin"a kin of ravens"
rawness"rawness"
reaf "plunder"
reaflock "robbery"
ream "noise"
read "advice" (other spelling rede)
readbore "adviser"
readen "condition"
readenwrit"written agreement"
readfast"resolute"
readfastness"resoluteness"
readful"wise"
readgive"counsellor"
readingshamble"reading stool"
readless"illadvised"
readly"advisable"
readman"counsellor"
readsman"counsellor"
readster"(female) reader"
readwise"wise in counsel"
reaflock"robbery"
reather"breast, bosom"
reaver "robber"
recken"ready"
recklest"carelessness"
redd"to free from"
redding"freeing, salvation"
rede"advice"
reeden"made of reed"
reen "to arrange"
rend"to tear"
rep"to touch"
repping"sense of touch"
reer"to move, to shake"
reermouse"bat"
reerness"disturbance"
reethe"fierce"
reethemood"fierce-hearted"
reetheness"fierceness"
reeth "victory"
reeve"to roof"
reeveship"reeve's office"
reezingly"perishable"
rem"to hinder"
remming"hinderance"
resp"stripping, spoilation"
rewstrong past tense of row
rich "kingdom"
richdom"kingly rule; wealth"
rid"rider"
ridder"sieve"
ridder"to sift"
ridgebone"backbone, spine"
ridgemarrow"spinal marrow"
rief"scabby, leperous"
riff "belly, womb"
rift "veil; curtain"
rightdoing"doing what is right"
rightdom"right judgement"
rightend"director, leader""
righter"director, leader"
rightfasten"duly ordained fast"
rightfastenday"duly ordained fasting day"
rightfastentide"duly ordained time of fasting"
rightfathernkin"direct paternal line"
rightheamed"lawful wedlock"
righting"direction; guidance"
rightledge"to make right"
rightlorddom"lawful authority""
rightmothernkin'direct maternal line"
rights"rightly, straightly"
rightspel "rightful discourse"
rightthue"lawful slave"
righttide"proper time"
rightwere"lawful husband"
rightwife"lawful wife"
rightwise"righteous"
rightwise"to make righteous"
rightwisehood"righteousness"
rime "number"
rime"to count"
rimebook"calendar"
rimecraft "arithmetic"
rimecrafty"skilled with numbers"
rimer"calculator"
rimple"wrinkle"
rin "contact"
rindle"runnel, runner"
rine "to touch"
ringnet"ringmail"
ringiwindle"sphere"
rink "man"
risen"fit, meet"
rith "fever"
rith"rivulet, stream"
rither/rother "bovine-beast"
ritherherd"neatherd"
rithern"of cattle, bovine"
rock"overgarment, rochet"
rodder "heavens"
rodderly"heavenly"
Romeleed"men of Rome"
Romerich"empire of Rome"
Rometheed"Romans"
Romeware"the inhabitants of Rome"
rone"whale"
roneroad * "whaleroad; the sea"
rood "the cross"
roodbore"crossbearer"
roodfasten"to crucify"
roodpine"pain of the cross"
roodtoken"sign of the cross"
roofwright"roofmaker"
roomgivel"liberal"
roomgivelness"liberality"
roomhanded"liberal"
roomheart"largehearted, generous"
roomheartness"liberality"
roommood"liberal"
roommoodness"liberality"
roomness"breadth, abundance"
roop "clamour"
roop"to shout"
root "glad"
rootfast"strongly rooted or established"
rootness"gladness"
rootfast"firmly established"
ropeincel"small rope"
rord "voice; food"
rord"to speak; to feed"
rordday"feast-day"
rording"refection"
rordinghouse"refectory"
rordingtide"mealtime"
rorn"fallen"
rosen"made of roses"
rosered"red as a rose"
roughship"roughness"
roun"mystery" (other spelling rown)
roun"to whisper"
rouse "earth"
rown "mystery"
rown "to whisper"
rownstrong past participle of row
rowncrafty"skilled in mysteries"
rowner"whisperer, talebearer"
rownly"mystical"
rownstaff"runic letter"
rownwit"counseller"
rud "red colour; blush"
rud"to become ruddy"
ruddock"robin"
rue"sorrow, penitence"
rue"sad, sorrowful"
rueness"penitance, contrition"
ruey"sorrowful"
ruth "mercy"
ryen"made of rye"



* Roneroad: the famous kenning from Beowulf:

...ot him ghwylc         ara ymbsittendra
ofer hronrade         hyran scolde...

"...Until to him each neighbour over roneroad should obey..."

Words that originally had hr- or hl- lost their h in Middle English, thus rone for hron.


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