drago

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See also: Drago, dragó, and dragò

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

drago

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of dragar

Italian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • draco (obsolete, literary)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdra.ɡo/
  • Rhymes: -aɡo
  • Hyphenation: drà‧go

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn). Compare dragone, from the Latin accusative form.

Noun[edit]

drago m (plural draghi)

  1. dragon (legendary creature)
    Synonym: dragone
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Purgatorio [The Divine Comedy: Purgatory] (paperback), Bompiani, published 2001, Canto XXXII, lines 130–132, page 500:
      Poi parve a me che la terra s’aprisse ¶ tr’ambo le ruote, e vidi uscirne un drago ¶ che per lo carro sù la coda fisse
      Then it seemed to me the earth split open under the two wheels, and I saw a dragon come out of there, who stuck his tail in the carriage
    • 1516, Ludovico Ariosto, “Canto quintodecimo”, in Orlando Furioso [Raging Roland]‎[1], Venice: Printed by Gabriel Giolito, published 1551, page 62:
      Vide Leoni e Draghi pien di toſco, ¶ Et altre fere a trauerſarſi il calle
      He saw lions, and dragons packed with venom, and other beasts roaming on the path
  2. (figuratively, informal) expert, whizz
  3. (figuratively, informal, uncommon) a violent or impetuous person
  4. (heraldry) dragon
  5. (uncommon) kite (flying toy)
    Synonym: aquilone
  6. (zoology) any lizard of the Draco taxonomic genus
Derived terms[edit]
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References[edit]

  • drago in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

drago

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dragare

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin dracō via the nominative form. Now replaced by dragão, from the Latin accusative dracōnem.

Noun[edit]

drago m (plural dragos)

  1. (obsolete) dragon

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

drago

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dragar

Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, compare Serbo-Croatian drag, Romanian drag, Bulgarian драг (drag).

Adjective[edit]

drago (plural dragi)

  1. dear

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /drâːɡo/
  • Hyphenation: dra‧go

Adverb[edit]

drȃgo (Cyrillic spelling дра̑го)

  1. to be glad, pleased, delighted (in copulative constructs)
    drago mi jeI am glad
    bilo joj je jako dragoshe was very pleased
    što god ti dragowhatever/anything you like
    kako ti dragoas you like it

Adjective[edit]

drago

  1. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative singular of drag

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn). Doublet of dragón, from the Latin accusative dracōnem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɾaɡo/, [ˈd̪ɾa.ɣ̞o]

Noun[edit]

drago m (plural dragos)

  1. the dragon tree

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

drago

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dragar

Further reading[edit]

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