Water falling one drop at a time





  • From Middle English drippen, druppen, from Old English dryppan, from Proto-Germanic *drupjaną, from Proto-Germanic *drupô. Akin to West Frisian drippe,
  • Dutch druipen, druppelen, German Low German drüppen, German tropfen, tröpfeln, Norwegian Bokmål dryppe, Norwegian Nynorsk drypa.
  • From Middle English drippe, from the verb (see above). Compare West Frisian drip, Dutch drup, Danish dryp.
  • Acronym.

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