drepan

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Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *drepaną (to beat, strike, kill).

Verb[edit]

drepan

  1. to reach (a place)
    hiro kind drephent ad supernam Ierusalem
    their children reach the heavenly Jerusalem
  2. to achieve, accomplish
    samo thaz wighus ouerdrephet andere gezimbere
    as the watchtower surpasses
    (literally, “ver-achieves; as overtreffen (other buildings)”)

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *drepaną (to beat, strike, kill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

drepan

  1. to strike, beat, hit
  2. to kill, slay
  3. to overcome

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *drepaną (to beat, strike, kill).

Verb[edit]

drepan

  1. to strike, beat, hit
  2. to kill

Conjugation[edit]