dhreibh- / Indo-European roots

Examples of words with the root dhreibh-: drift, drive, drove.


To drive, push; snow.

1. drive, drove2 from Old English drīfan, to drive, rush, from Germanic *drīban.
2. drift from Middle English drift, drove, herd, akin to Old Norse drift, snowdrift, and Middle Dutch drift, herd, from Germanic zero-grade suffixed form *driftiz.

[Pokorny dhreibh- 274.]

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