þringan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þrinhwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *trenkw-, *trenk- (to beat, hew, press). Cognate with Old Frisian thringa, Old Saxon thringan (Low German dringen), Dutch dringen, Old High German dringan (German dringen), Old Norse þryngva, Gothic 𐌸𐍂𐌴𐌹𐌷𐌰𐌽 (þreihan).

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Verb[edit]

þringan

  1. to press, constrict, push on or through

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