Bräutigam

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German brūtigomo, from Proto-Germanic *brūdigumô. Compare Dutch bruidegom, English bridegroom, Danish brudgom.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʁɔʏtɪɡam/
  • Hyphenation: Bräu‧ti‧gam

Noun[edit]

Bräutigam m ‎(genitive Bräutigams, plural Bräutigame or Bräutigams)

  1. bridegroom (a man with regard to his wedding)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The normal plural is Bräutigame.
  • The plural Bräutigams is heard colloquially, chiefly in northern and central Germany. (Compare to this Dutch bruidegoms.)

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