draen

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *dragen (sloetree, blackthorn, Prunus spinosa) (compare Old Irish draigen).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

draen f (plural drein, singulative draenenn)

  1. (botany) thorn
  2. fishbone
  3. point, tip (of sharp object)
  4. (by extension, of arms) détente
  5. (by extension, of horse) withers
  6. (figuratively) snag, hitch, problem, difficulty

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þrēaną, akin to Old Saxon thrāian, Old English þrāwan.

Verb[edit]

drāen

  1. to twist
  2. to turn

Descendants[edit]