dran

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

dran

  1. Alternative form of daran
  2. (in the phrase dran sein) to be in a particular condition
    Sie ist wirklich schlecht dran.
    She is really badly off.
  3. (in the phrase an (etwas) dran sein) to be (possibly) true
    „Was hältst Du von den Gerüchten?“ — „Ich denke, an denen ist etwas dran.“
    "What do you make of the rumours?" — "I think there might be something to them."
  4. (slang, in the phrase dran sein) to get it, to suffer consequences, punishment or retaliation
    Jetzt bist du dran!
    Now you're gonna get it!

External links[edit]

  • dran in Duden online

Leipon[edit]

Noun[edit]

dran

  1. fresh water

References[edit]

  • Blust's Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

Nali[edit]

Noun[edit]

dran

  1. fresh water

References[edit]

  • Blust's Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *drēnuz (drone). Cognate with Old Saxon drān (Low German drōne), Old High German treno (dialectal German Dräne).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drān m (nominative plural drāne or drāna)

  1. male bee, drone

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