Brod

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See also: brod, brød, bröd, bród, and brôd

East Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Brod

  1. bread

German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Brod n (strong, genitive Brodes or Brods, plural Brode, diminutive Brödchen n)

  1. (obsolete outside dialects) Alternative spelling of Brot

Usage notes[edit]

Already considered unhochdeutsch (“un-High German”) in the 19th c.[1] and replaced by Brot as the dominant spelling at the turn of the century.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brod” in Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm, 16 vols., Leipzig 1854–1961.
  2. ^ Brot, Brod at Google Ngram Viewer

German Low German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Brod n

  1. (Mecklenburgisch, Low Prussian, Schleswig-Holsteinisch) Alternative spelling of Brot (bread)

Hunsrik[edit]

Brod

Alternative forms[edit]

  • proot (Wiesemann spelling system)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German and Old High German brōt, from Proto-Germanic *braudą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Brod n (plural Brod)

  1. bread

Further reading[edit]