bra

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English[edit]

bra

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Etymology 1[edit]

Shortened from brassiere.

Noun[edit]

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bra ‎(plural bras)

  1. a brassiere
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Etymology 2[edit]

From bracket

Noun[edit]

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bra ‎(plural bras)

  1. (physics) One of the two vectors in the standard notation for describing quantum states in quantum mechanics, the other being the ket.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Representing a different pronunciation of bro, meaning brother

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Noun[edit]

bra ‎(plural bras)

  1. (slang) friend
    Take it easy, bra!
  2. (slang) female version of bro

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Rafsi[edit]

bra

  1. rafsi of barda.

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • brâs (continental Normandy)
  • bras (Jersey, Guernsey)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bras, from Vulgar Latin *bracium, from Classical Latin bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων ‎(brakhíōn).

Noun[edit]

bra m ‎(plural bras)

  1. (Sark, anatomy) arm

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French brave

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Adjective[edit]

bra ‎(indeclinable, comparative bedre, indefinite superlative best, definite superlative beste)

  1. good, fine

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bra

  1. well

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French brave

Adjective[edit]

bra ‎(indeclinable, comparative betre, indefinite superlative best, definite superlative beste)

  1. good, fine

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Since at least 1621, from braf ‎(good, brave); from German brav; from French brave, borrowed from Italian bravo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bra (comparative bättre, superlative bäst)

  1. good

Adverb[edit]

bra (comparative bättre, superlative bäst)

  1. well

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Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Persian برادر ‎(barâdar).

Noun[edit]

bra

  1. brother