Brücke

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German brugga, brucca (akin to Old Saxon bruggia), from Proto-Germanic *brugjǭ. Compare Dutch brug, English bridge, Low German Brüch, Danish brygge.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʁʏkə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʏkə
  • Hyphenation: Brü‧cke; pre-1996: Brük‧ke

Noun[edit]

Brücke f (genitive Brücke, plural Brücken, diminutive Brückchen n)

  1. bridge
  2. (software, design) The bridge pattern.
  3. Synonym for "der Pons" referring to the Pons in the brain, "bridging" the brain stem with the rest of the brain.

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