dru

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See also: drü and dřu

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *druwa, from Proto-Indo-European *druh₂-ó-m, from *dóru. Compare Ancient Greek δρῦς (drûs) and others.[1]

Noun[edit]

dru m (indefinite plural druna, definite singular druni, definite plural drunat)

  1. tree
  2. wood

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “dru”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 76

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Gaulish *drudos (strong, vigorous).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dru (feminine singular drue, masculine plural drus, feminine plural drues)

  1. thick
  2. (of hair) thick

Adverb[edit]

dru

  1. thickly
  2. heavily
    Il pleut dru
    It's raining heavily

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “*drūto-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 106

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Middle English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dru

  1. Alternative form of drye