dre

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Tosk):
    • singular: drë (Arbëreshë), ndre (South Tosk, Arbëreshë)
    • plural: drenjtë (definite)
  • (Gheg):

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *drani, identical to Hesychian ἀρανίς (misspelling of /δρανίς/, dranis) ‘deer’, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰren- ‘drone, buzz’[1] (compare English drone, Ancient Greek θρήνος (thrḗnos, lament)).[2]

Noun[edit]

dre m (indefinite plural drerë, definite singular dreri, definite plural drerët)

  1. deer

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., editors (1997) Encyclopedia of Indo-European culture, London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, page 395
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “dre”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, pages 72-3

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

dre

  1. rafsi of derxi.

Welsh[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dre f

  1. Soft mutation of tre.