Brand

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See also: brand, bränd, and brænd

English[edit]

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Brand (plural Brands)

  1. A surname​.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

  • (Limburg) First attested as Op genne Brant in the 18th century. Derived from brand (site of a fire, location where something has been burned).
  • (Noord-Brabant) First attested as den Brandt in 1750. Derived from brand (fuel, turf).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Brand

Proper noun[edit]

Brand n

  1. A hamlet in Beekdaelen, Limburg, Netherlands.
  2. A hamlet in Maashorst, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.

German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German brant, from Proto-Germanic *brandaz. Cognate with English brand.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʁant/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ant

Noun[edit]

Brand m (strong, genitive Brandes or Brands, plural Brände)

  1. fire, blaze (destructive occurrence)
  2. hell
  3. distillation, brandy
    Synonym: Weinbrand
    Hyponyms: Weinbrand, Obstbrand
  4. (colloquial) strong thirst
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English brand.

Noun[edit]

Brand f (genitive Brand, plural Branden) or
Brand n or m (strong, genitive Brands, plural Brands)

  1. (marketing slang, otherwise unusual) brand
    Synonym: Marke
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Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Brand n (proper noun, genitive Brands or (optionally with an article) Brand)

  1. A municipality of Vorarlberg, Austria
  2. A municipality of Bavaria, Germany
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Further reading[edit]

  • Brand” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Brand” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Brand” in Duden online
  • Brand” in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German brant, from Proto-Germanic *brandaz. Cognate with German Brand, Dutch brand, English brand, West Frisian brân.

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Brand m (plural Bränn)

  1. fire

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