drage

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See also: dragé

Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German *dragan, northern variant of tragan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

drage (third-person singular present drät, past tense drooch, past participle jedrage)

  1. (most dialects of Ripuarian) to carry; to bear; to wear

Danish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dreki, from Middle Low German drake, from Latin dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn, dragon)

Noun[edit]

drage c (singular definite dragen, plural indefinite drager)

  1. dragon (legendary creature)
  2. drake (a small type of wingless dragon)
  3. kite
  4. hang glider (unpowered aircraft)
  5. dragon keelboat
  6. Viking longship
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse draga, from Proto-Germanic *draganą, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰreǵ- (pull, draw, drag).

Verb[edit]

drage (imperative drag, present tense drager, past tense drog, past participle draget, dragen, dragne)

  1. draw
  2. attract, allure
  3. go, march, travel

Etymology 3[edit]

From French dragée.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

drage c (singular definite drageen, plural indefinite drageer)

  1. dragée
Inflection[edit]

Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

drage

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of dragen

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn) and Old Norse dreki

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

drage m (definite singular dragen, indefinite plural drager, definite plural dragene)

  1. a dragon
  2. a kite

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

drage (imperative dra, present tense dreg, simple past drog, past participle drege, present participle dragande)

  1. to pull; drag
  2. to leave; depart; go
    å drage på ferie
    to go on holiday

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian draga, from Proto-Germanic *draganą.

Verb[edit]

drage

  1. to carry

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 6
infinitive drage
3rd singular past droech
past participle dragen
infinitive drage
long infinitive dragen
gerund dragen n
indicative present tense past tense
1st singular draach droech
2nd singular draachst droechst
3rd singular draacht droech
plural drage droegen
imperative draach
participles dragend dragen

Further reading[edit]

  • drage”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011