-broich

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Central Franconian form of Bruch (wetland), which see. The -i- is the so-called rheinisches Dehnungs-i (“Rhenish lengthening i”) used to indicate the length of the preceding vowel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-broich

  1. Placename suffix found in the Rhineland, chiefly the northern parts.

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