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hraðe, raðe, rade, adverb. quickly.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

positivehraþe hræðe Raðe
superlativeradost raþost

This word occurs 13 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of hraðe, raðe, rade in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.


  • 1576. hraþe. quickly.
  • 1914. Hraþe. quickly.
  • 1937. Hraþe. quickly.
  • 1975. Hraðe. quickly.
  • 2117. hraðe. quickly.
  • 2968. hraðe.

Battle of Maldon

  • 30 raðe. quickly.
  • 164 raþe. quickly.
  • 288 Raðe. quickly.

Boethius on Fame

  • [15] hræðe. quickly.

Cynewulf and Cyneheard

  • [7] radost. most quickly.


  • 37 hraðe. quickly.

Exercises and sample sentences

  • raþost. most quickly.