дребезжать

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed from дре́безг (drébezg, jingle, tinkle) +‎ -а́ть (-átʹ, stative suffix). The root is from Proto-Slavic *drebězgъ, cognate with Lithuanian drebė̃znos (pl.), drebė̃nos (remnants, pl.), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *dreb-, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰrebʰ-.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [drʲɪbʲɪˈʐːatʲ]
  • IPA(key): [drʲɪbʲɪˈʑːætʲ]

Verb[edit]

дребезжа́ть (drebezžátʹimpf

  1. to jingle, to tinkle

Conjugation[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 116