druh

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *drugъ, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰrowgʰos. Cognate with Lithuanian draũgas, Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐌳𐍂𐌰𐌿𐌷𐍄𐍃 (gadrauhts, warrior) and Old English drihten.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

druh m

  1. companion
  2. (taxonomy) species

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Old English[edit]

Noun[edit]

druh m

  1. dust

Declension[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Polish drug, druch[1], from Proto-Slavic *drugъ; the "h" spelling was influenced by Ukrainian друг (druh) or Czech druh.

Noun[edit]

druh m

  1. (dated, literary) friend, companion

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “drugi” in Aleksander Brückner (1985), Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego, Warsaw: Wiedza Powszechna (reprint of the 1927 edition), page 98 (on Wikisource)