See also: dritë

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • dryte (15 th–17 th centuries), drytt (15 th–16 th centuries)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English driten, from Old English drītan, from Proto-Germanic *drītaną. Cognate with Dutch drijten, Old Norse dríta, Norwegian drite, and Low German drieten; compare English dirt, Scots drite, and Middle English drit.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

drite (third-person singular simple present drites, present participle driting, simple past drate, past participle dritten)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete except in dialects) To defecate.
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • drite, v.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dríta, from Proto-Germanic *drītaną.

VerbEdit

drite (imperative drit, present tense driter, passive drites, simple past dret or dreit, past participle dritet or dritt)

  1. to defecate

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse dríta, from Proto-Germanic *drītaną.

VerbEdit

drite (present tense drit, passive drites, past tense dreit, supine drite, past participle driten, present participle dritande, imperative drit)

  1. to defecate

ReferencesEdit


SloveneEdit

VerbEdit

drite

  1. second-person plural imperative of dreti

VenetianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

drite f

  1. feminine plural of drito