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Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German drēpen, from Old Saxon drepan, from Proto-Germanic *drepaną. Doublet of drapen.

VerbEdit

drepen (third-person singular simple present drippt, past tense dreep, past participle drepen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. (transitive or reflexive) to meet; to encounter
  2. (transitive or intransitive) to hit; to strike
  3. (transitive) to affect; to concern
  4. (intransitive or reflexive, colloquial, often with “goot” or “slecht) to hit the mark; to suit; to be convenient, fortunate
    Dat drippt sick egentlig goot.That’s good actually.

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *drepan, from Proto-Germanic *drepaną.

VerbEdit

drēpen

  1. (rare) to hit (not miss), to strike

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Limburgish: drèppe

Further readingEdit

  • drepen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon driopan (to drip), from Proto-Germanic *dreupaną. Cognate with Old English dreopan, Dutch druipen and German triefen.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

drêpen

  1. to drip

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