dredh

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *drē̆δ-, from Proto-Indo-European *dreǵʰ-. Cognate to Old Armenian դառնամ (daṙnam, to turn, revolve),[1] Gothic dragan (dragan, to draw, accumulate, take on), English drag.

Verb[edit]

dredh (first-person singular past tense drodha, participle dredhur)

  1. to revolve, turn
  2. to wind
  3. to twist
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigaitons into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 143