See also: DRE, drę, and dře

AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Tosk):
    • singular: drë (Arbëreshë), ndre (South Tosk, Arbëreshë)
    • plural: drenjtë (definite)
  • (Gheg):

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *drani, identical to Hesychian ἀρανίς (misspelling of /δρανίς/, dranis) (“deer”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰrēn- (drone, buzz).[1] Compare English drone, Ancient Greek θρήνος (thrḗnos, lament)).[2]

NounEdit

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

  1. deer

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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

SloveneEdit

VerbEdit

dre

  1. third-person singular present of dreti

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dre f

  1. Soft mutation of tre.