bro

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of brother.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bro (plural bros)

  1. (slang) brother; a male sibling
  2. (slang) brother; a male comrade or friend; one who shares one’s ideals.
  3. (slang) brother; an African-American.
  4. (slang) brother; used to address a male
  5. (slang) a fratboy or someone that espouses the fraternity bro culture

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *mrogis (territory, region), from Proto-Indo-European *morǵ- (frontier).

Noun[edit]

bro f

  1. country (-side)

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brú, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruh- (beam, bridge).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /broː/, [b̥ʁoːˀ]

Noun[edit]

bro c (singular definite broen, plural indefinite broer)

  1. bridge

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Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bro m (plural bros)

  1. thorn

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bro m (plural bros)

  1. pitcher

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bro

  1. rafsi of xebro.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brú

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Noun[edit]

bro m, f (definite singular broa or broen, indefinite plural broer, definite plural broene)

  1. a bridge

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brú, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruh- (beam, bridge).

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Noun[edit]

bro c

  1. a bridge; a construction that spans a divide
    Stan mellan broarna
    The town between the bridges (Stockholm old town)
    Släpp ingen djävul över bron, håll ut en stund ännu!
    Let no devil across the bridge, hold out yet a while!
  2. a road bank; a road reenfoced with stone or timber, in particular across wetlands
  3. a quay (synonyms: brygga, skeppsbro)
  4. a porch (synonym: förstubro)
    Jag får min motion när jag går ifrån bron och till vår garageuppfart.
    I get my exercise when I walk from the porch to our driveway.

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *mrogis (territory, region), from Proto-Indo-European *morǵ- (frontier).

Noun[edit]

bro f (plural broydd)

  1. region, country, lowland

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bro fro mro unchanged