Bruch

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See also: bruch and bŕuch

German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German bruch, from Old High German bruh, from Proto-Germanic *brukiz. Cognate with Yiddish בראָך (brokh), Dutch breuk, English breach, which last see for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bruch m (genitive Bruchs or Bruches, plural Brüche)

  1. fracture
  2. breach
  3. (mathematics) fraction
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German bruoch, from Old High German bruoh, from Proto-Germanic *brōkaz. Cognate with Dutch broek, English brook, which latter see for more.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʁuːx/
  • IPA(key): /bʁʊx/ (now commonly, per etymology 1)

Noun[edit]

Bruch m, n (genitive Bruchs or Bruches, plural Brüche or Brücher)

  1. (now chiefly in placenames) A wetland; marsh; moist meadow (usually kinds fit for pastoral use, rather than actual bogs or swamps)

Luxembourgish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bruch

  1. A small town in central Luxembourg.

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Bruch, Dutch breuk, English breach.

Noun[edit]

Bruch m (plural Brich)

  1. quarry
  2. breach
  3. hernia

Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Bruch m

  1. rupture
  2. hiatus
  3. hernia