druh

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

druh m

  1. companion

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

druh m

  1. (taxonomy) species

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Further reading[edit]

  • druh in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • druh in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Old English[edit]

Noun[edit]

druh m

  1. dust

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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.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

druh m pers

  1. (dated, literary) friend, companion

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Brückner, Aleksander (1927), “drugi”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish), Warsaw: Wiedza Powszechna, published 1985, page 98 (on Wikisource)