brók

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brók, related to English breech, breeches.

Noun[edit]

brók f (genitive singular brókar, plural brøkur)

  1. pant-leg: the part of a pair of pants/trousers which covers one leg
  2. (in the plural) pants, trousers

Declension[edit]

f12 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative brók brókin brøkur brøkurnar
Accusative brók brókina brøkur brøkurnar
Dative brók brókini brókum brókunum
Genitive brókar brókarinnar bróka brókanna



Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brók, cognate with Old English brōc (whence the English breech, breeches), Old High German bruoh (whence German Bruch) and Finnish ruoke, ruokket (loanwords).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brók f ‎(genitive singular brókar, nominative plural brækur)

  1. pants, trousers (the plural form brækur is also used as a plurale tantum with the same meaning)
  2. underpants

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Common Germanic; see Icelandic brók for more.

Noun[edit]

brók f

  1. pants, breeches
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Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian (nynorsk): brok f
  • Swedish: brok c