drelle

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Middle Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þræll, from Proto-Germanic *þrahilaz, *þrēhilaz, cognate with Old High German drigil (servant) and Gothic 𐌸𐍂𐌰𐌲𐌾𐌰𐌽 (þragjan, to run).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drelle m

  1. slave
  2. thrall
  3. serf