Brand

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See also: brand, bränd, and brænd

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 (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 m or n or f (genitive Brands, plural Brands)

  1. (marketing) brand
    Synonym: Marke

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Brand n (genitive Brands)

  1. A municipality of Vorarlberg, Austria.
  2. A municipality of Bavaria, Germany.

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Brand m (plural Bränn)

  1. fire

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