Brest

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French Brest, from a Celtic word for "hill", see Scottish Gaelic bre.

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Brest

  1. A port city in Brittany, France.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Russian Брест (Brest).

Proper noun[edit]

Brest

  1. A city in Belarus, on the border with Poland.
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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier Bresta, from a Celtic word for hill: Proto-Celtic *bargīti, *brigs, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-. Cognate with Scottish Gaelic bre (hill).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Brest m

  1. Brest (a city in Brittany, France)

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References[edit]

  • Room, Adrian, Place Names of the World, 2nd ed., McFarland & Co., 2006.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French Brest.

Proper noun[edit]

Brest f

  1. Brest (a city in Brittany, France)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Belarusian Брэст (Brest).

Proper noun[edit]

Brest f

  1. Brest (a city in Belarus)

Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Brest ?

  1. Brest (a city in Brittany)
  2. Brest (a city in Belarus)