drepan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *drepaną ‎(to beat, strike, kill), from Proto-Indo-European *dhrebh- ‎(to crush, grind, kill). Akin to Old High German treffan "to hit" (German treffen "to meet, encounter"), Old Norse drepa "to slay, strike, kill".

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), from Proto-Indo-European *dhrebh- ‎(to crush, grind, kill). Akin to Old High German treffan "to hit" (German treffen "to meet, encounter"), Old Norse drepa "to slay, strike, kill".

Verb[edit]

drepan

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

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