drincan

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *drinkan.

VerbEdit

drincan

  1. to drink

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Dutch: drinken
    • Dutch: drinken
      • Afrikaans: drink
      • Berbice Creole Dutch: dronggi
      • Negerhollands: drink, dring, drin
    • Limburgish: drinke

Further readingEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *drinkan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdrin.kɑn/, [ˈdriŋ.kɑn]

VerbEdit

drincan

  1. to drink

ConjugationEdit

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DescendantsEdit


VandalicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *drinkaną. Compare Gothic 𐌳𐍂𐌹𐌲𐌺𐌰𐌽 (drigkan).

VerbEdit

drincan

  1. to drink
    • c390, De conviviis barbaris
      Inter eils Gothicum scapia matzia ia drincan / non audet quisquam dignos educere versus.
      Between the Gothic [cries] “Hail” and “Let’s get [something to] eat and drink” / nobody dares to put forth decent verses.