See also: DRE, Dre, drę, dře, and Dre.

Albanian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Albanian *drani, related to Illyrian *drenis ("deer"), identical to Hesychian ἀρανίς (aranís) (misspelling of δρανίς (dranís, deer)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰrēn- (drone, buzz).[1] Compare English drone, Ancient Greek θρήνος (thrḗnos, lament)).[2]

Noun edit

dre m (plural drerë, definite dreri, definite plural drerët)

  1. deer

Declension edit

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See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., editors (1997) Encyclopedia of Indo-European culture, London, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, page 395
  2. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (1998), “dre”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden; Boston; Köln: Brill, →ISBN, pages 72-3

Cornish edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Brythonic *truɨ, from Proto-Celtic *trē, from Proto-Indo-European *terh₂-.

Alternative forms edit

  • der (used before vowels)

Preposition edit

dre (triggers soft mutation)

  1. through, via
  2. by means of

Slovene edit

Verb edit


  1. third-person singular present of dreti

Welsh edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

dre f

  1. Soft mutation of tre.

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tre dre nhre thre
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.