broos

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Etymology 1[edit]

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  • bros (only used in the literal, physical sense)

Adjective[edit]

broos (comparative brozer, superlative meest broos or broost)

  1. (literally) brittle, crisp, physically fragile with a tendency to break into small pieces
  2. (figuratively) fragile, perishable, vulnerable, weak, e.g. said of short-lived beauty
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

broos f (plural brozen, diminutive broosje n)

  1. (obsolete) cothurnus
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