dragan

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See also: drágán and Dragan

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd̪ˠɾˠaɡənˠ/

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Old French dragon, from Latin dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn, a serpent of huge size, a python, a dragon), probably from δρακεῖν (drakeîn), aorist active infinitive of δέρκομαι (dérkomai, I see clearly).

Noun[edit]

dragan m (genitive singular dragain, nominative plural dragain)

  1. dragon
    1. (figuratively) warrior
    2. dragon lizard (member of Agamidae)
  2. tarragon
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

dragan

  1. genitive singular of draig

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dragan dhragan ndragan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "dragan" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • dragán” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “dragan” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “dragan” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dragán, an English or Romance loanword, ultimately from Latin dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn, a serpent of huge size, a python, a dragon).

Noun[edit]

dragan m (genitive singular dragan, plural draganyn)

  1. dragon
    Synonym: dragane

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dragan ghragan nragan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *draganą, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰreǵ- (draw, pull, drag). Compare Old Frisian draga, Old Saxon dragan, Old Dutch dragan, Old High German tragan, Old Norse draga, Gothic 𐌳𐍂𐌰𐌲𐌰𐌽 (dragan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdrɑɡɑn/, [ˈdrɑɣɑn]

Verb[edit]

dragan

  1. to draw, drag

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *draganą.

Verb[edit]

dragan

  1. to go, to travel

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /drǎɡan/
  • Hyphenation: dra‧gan

Noun[edit]

dràgan m (Cyrillic spelling дра̀ган)

  1. (of a guy) sweetheart

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

dragan

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of dragar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of dragar.