Braut

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German brūt, from Old High German brūt (akin to Old Saxon brūd), from Proto-Germanic *brūdiz. Compare Dutch bruid, English bride, Danish brud.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʁaʊ̯t/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aʊ̯t

Noun[edit]

Braut f (genitive Braut, plural Bräute, diminutive Bräutchen n or Bräutlein n, male Bräutigam)

  1. bride; a woman taking part in a marriage
  2. (slang) a broad; a woman or girl

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Braut” in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German brūt. The regular form of the plural is archaic Brait (cf. HautHait), but the alternation in the diphthong’s onset was levelled here.

Cognate with German Braut, English bride, Dutch bruid, Icelandic brúður.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʀæu̯t/, [bʀæˑʊ̯t]

Noun[edit]

Braut f (plural Bräit)

  1. bride