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See also: drágán and Dragan

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈd̪ˠɾˠaɡənˠ/

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French dragon, from Latin dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn, a serpent of huge size, a python, a dragon), probably from δρακεῖν (drakeîn), aorist active infinitive of δέρκομαι (dérkomai, I see clearly).

NounEdit

dragan m (genitive singular dragain, nominative plural dragain)

  1. dragon
    1. (figuratively) warrior
    2. dragon lizard (member of Agamidae)
  2. tarragon
DeclensionEdit
Alternative formsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

dragan

  1. genitive singular of draig

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dragan dhragan ndragan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "dragan" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • dragán” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “dragan” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “dragan” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish dragán, an English or Romance loanword, ultimately from Latin dracō, from Ancient Greek δράκων (drákōn, a serpent of huge size, a python, a dragon).

NounEdit

dragan m (genitive singular dragan, plural draganyn)

  1. dragon
    Synonym: dragane

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dragan ghragan nragan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *draganą, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰreǵ- (draw, pull, drag). Compare Old Frisian draga, Old Saxon dragan, Old Dutch dragan, Old High German tragan, Old Norse draga, Gothic 𐌳𐍂𐌰𐌲𐌰𐌽 (dragan).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdrɑɡɑn/, [ˈdrɑɣɑn]

VerbEdit

dragan

  1. to draw, drag

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *draganą.

VerbEdit

dragan

  1. to go, to travel

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /drǎɡan/
  • Hyphenation: dra‧gan

NounEdit

dràgan m (Cyrillic spelling дра̀ган)

  1. (of a guy) sweetheart

DeclensionEdit


SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

dragan

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present indicative form of dragar.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of dragar.