drage

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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]

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia da
drage

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse dreki, from Middle Low German drake, Proto-Germanic *drakô, an early loan via Latin dracō from from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn, serpent, dragon)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈd̥ʁɑːwə], [ˈd̥ʁɑːʊ]

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, cognate with English draw and German tragen. The Germanic verb goes back to Proto-Indo-European *dʰreǵ- (pull, draw, drag), cf. Ancient Greek τρέχω (trékhō, to run) (Latin trahō (to pull) has a problematic t-).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈd̥ʁɑːwə], [ˈd̥ʁɑːʊ]

Verb[edit]

drage (present tense drager, past tense drog, past participle draget, c dragen, definitive or plural dragne)

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

Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From French dragée, via Latin tragēmata n pl (dried fruits) from Ancient Greek τραγήματα n pl (tragḗmata, dried fruits, sweetmeats).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[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]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn) and Old Norse dreki

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]

  • draga (a and split infinitives)
  • dra (short form)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

drage (present tense dreg, past tense drog, supine drege, past participle dregen, present participle dragande, imperative drag)

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

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

drage

  1. inflection of drag:
    1. masculine accusative plural
    2. feminine genitive singular
    3. feminine nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Noun[edit]

drage (Cyrillic spelling драге)

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of draga

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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