AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Variant of drenjë, from Proto-Indo-European *dreu- (tree). Occurs in Cham Albanian.

AdjectiveEdit

dreng m (feminine drenge)

  1. strong, healthy, sound

See alsoEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse drengr.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /drɛnɡ/, [d̥ʁa̝ŋˀ]
  • (file)

NounEdit

dreng c (singular definite drengen, plural indefinite drenge)

  1. boy, lad
    Synonym: lillemand

InflectionEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse drengr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dreng m (definite singular drengen, indefinite plural drengar or drenger, definite plural drengane or drengene)

  1. a farmhand
  2. an assistant, apprentice

Further readingEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *drangijaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dreng m (nominative plural drengas)

  1. warrior; soldier

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: dreng, dring
  • Law Latin: drengus