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dreogan

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Love is swift, sincere, pious, joyful, generous, strong, patient, faithful, prudent, long-suffering, courageous, and never seeking its own; for wheresoever a person seeketh his own, there he falleth from love.
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Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *dreugan. Cognate with Gothic 𐌳𐍂𐌹𐌿𐌲𐌰𐌽 (do military service), Old Norse drýgja (perform, practise).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈdreːoɣɑn/

Verb

drēogan

  1. to do, perform (a service, duty etc.)
  2. to bear, suffer, undergo, endure

Conjugation

Class II strong
present singular plural
1st person drēoge drēogaþ
2nd person drēogest
3rd person drēogeþ
subjunctive drēoge drēogen
preterite singular plural
1st person drēah drugon
2nd person druge
3rd person drēah
subjunctive druge drugen
imperative singular plural
drēoh drēogaþ
participle present past
drēogende (ġe)drogen


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