dräng

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

dräng

  1. second-person singular imperative of drängen

North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Danish dreng. Cognates include Föhr-Amrum North Frisian dring.

Noun[edit]

dräng m ‎(plural dränge)

  1. (Mooring) boy

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish drænger(young man, boy, servant), from Old Norse drengr(boy; log, pole). See also Danish dreng(boy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dräng c

  1. A hired agricultural worker; farmhand.
    Efter skörden bjöd man drängarna på öl och nybakt kornbröd.
    After the harvest the farmhands were treated to beer and fresh baked barley bread.
  2. A person hired to do menial or questionable tasks; goon, lackey, stooge.
    Din far en av hemliga polisens betalda drängar.
    Your father was one of the stooges of the secret police.
  3. (archaic) Male person who has not yet reached manhood.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of dräng 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative dräng drängen drängar drängarna
Genitive drängs drängens drängars drängarnas

Derived terms[edit]