brók

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See also: brok and brøk

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]

Declension of brók
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

Declension[edit]

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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