dra

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch dragen.

Verb[edit]

dra ‎(present dra, present participle draende, past participle gedra)

  1. carry
  2. wear
    «Fjodor is die eerste Russiese tsaar wat Westerse klere dra
    Fjodor is the first Russian tsar that wears western clothes.

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *drag(-), from Proto-Indo-European *dhrogh ‎(sediments, dregs). Cognate to Latin fraces ‎(oil dregs) and Old Norse dregg ‎(dregs)[1].

Noun[edit]

dra m

  1. sediment, dregs
  2. smudged butter
  3. sweepings, dirt
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Albanische Etymologien (Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz), Bardhyl Demiraj, Leiden Studies in Indo-European 7; Amsterdam - Atlanta 1997, p.141

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

dra

  1. rafsi of drani.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse draga, from Proto-Germanic *draganą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰreǵ-.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • drage (obsolete in Bokmål, but used in Nynorsk and Danish)

Verb[edit]

dra ‎(imperative dra, present tense drar, passive dras, simple past dro or drog, past participle dratt or dradd, present participle dragende)

  1. to draw; pull; drag
  2. to leave; depart; go
    dra på ferie - to go on holiday

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Swedish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From older draga, from Old Swedish dragha, from Old Norse draga, from Proto-Germanic *draganą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰreǵ-.

Verb[edit]

dra

  1. pull
  2. to tell a short story or (dirty) joke
    Dra den där fräckisen igen som du drog igår kväll‎ ― Hey, tell that dirty story again, the one you told last night
  3. (slang) leave for some other place
    Ska vi dra ner på stan?‎ ― Should we get downtown?

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Interjection[edit]

dra!

  1. (slang) leave! get out of my sight!

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