drub

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drub

    Türkische aussprache

    drʌb

    Aussprache

    /ˈdrəb/ /ˈdrʌb/

    Etymologie

    [ 'dr&b ] (verb.) 1634. 1625, originally a dialectal word (Kent) drab, variant of drop, dryp, drib (“to beat”) from Middle English drepen (preterit drop, drap, drape (“to strike, kill”)) from Old English drepan (“to strike”) from Proto-Germanic *drepanan (“to beat, bump, strike, slay”) from Proto-Indo-European *dhrebh- (“to strike, crush, kill”). Akin to Old Frisian drop (“a blow, beat”), Old High German treffan (“to hit”), Old Norse drepa (“to strike, slay, kill”). Compare also dub. More at drape.

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