bror

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Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bróðir (brother), from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

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bror c (singular definite broren, plural indefinite brødre)

  1. brother (male sibling)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bróðir (brother), from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Noun[edit]

bror m (definite singular broren; indefinite plural brødre; definite plural brødrene)

  1. brother

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bróðir (brother), from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Noun[edit]

bror m (definite singular broren; indefinite plural brør; definite plural brørne)

  1. brother

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bróðir (brother), from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

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Noun[edit]

bror c

  1. a brother, a contracted form of broder

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The contracted form bror is far more common in daily use, but only applies to indefinite singular. For definite singular and for plural, the original -de- must be used. See also far, mor. The original broder is still used for friars.

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