dréchen

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A blend of two forms going back to Proto-Germanic *draugiz, *drūgiz on one hand, and *druknaz on the other. The dialectal border between the two forms runs close to Luxembourg; compare for the former Ripuarian drüch, for the latter German trocken. Related also with Dutch droog, English dry.

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Adjective[edit]

dréchen ‎(masculine dréchenen, neuter dréchent, comparative méi dréchen, superlative am dréchensten)

  1. dry

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