Open main menu

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier *drækā, from West Germanic *drakō, from Proto-Germanic *drakô, from Latin dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn). Cognate with Old High German trahho.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

draca m

  1. dragon
    Se hæleþ ācwealde þone dracan and hredde þā æðelingan.
    The hero slayed the dragon and saved the princess.
    Þā on sumre nihte bræc ān draca ūre hūs and fand þē on þām cradole.
    Then one night, a dragon broke into our house and found you in the cradle.

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: drake