drang

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See also: Drang and dräng

Albanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *dranga. Cognate with Old Norse drangr (stone pillar), Lithuanian dránga (perch, pole), Proto-Slavic *drǫgъ.[1]

Noun[edit]

drang m (indefinite plural draj, definite singular drangu, definite plural drajet)

  1. barge-pole, punting-pole
  2. wooden bar used to lock a gate

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From *drenk(ë), derivative of dre ‘deer’ + diminutive suffix -k(ë).[2]

Noun[edit]

drang m (indefinite plural drangje, definite singular drangu, definite plural drangjet)

  1. (Gheg) animal young, cub, kitten
  2. (Gheg, derogatory) spawn

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 72.
  2. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien (Amsterdam–Atlanta: Rodopi, 1997), 142–3.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch dranc, from Old Dutch *thrang, from Proto-Germanic *þrangwaz. Related to dringen (from Proto-Germanic *þrinhwaną). Cognate with English throng, German Drang, Norwegian trang.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /drɑŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋ
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: drang

Noun[edit]

drang m (plural drangen, diminutive drangetje n)

  1. pressure
  2. urge, longing
  3. (archaic) throng, multitude, mass

Derived terms[edit]


German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

drang

  1. First-person singular preterite of dringen.
  2. Third-person singular preterite of dringen.