bram

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *bradma, potentially from Proto-Indo-European *bʰln̥dʰ-nó-s, from *bʰlendʰ- (blonde, red-haired, ruddy). Compare Sanskrit ब्रध्न (bradhnà, reddish, yellow), Proto-Slavic *brodnь (colored).[1]

Noun[edit]

bram m (indefinite plural bramë, definite singular brami, definite plural bramët)

  1. residue, scoria, rust, ear-wax
    Synonym: shtradh

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “bram”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 33

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bramar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bram m (plural brams)

  1. bray
    • 2016, Sara Cano Fernández, Els empollons contraataquen:
      Però, soprenentment, el que va sortir de la boca de la Vella no va ser un dels seus típics xiscles rebentatimpans, sinó una riallada bastant semblant a un bram.
      But, surprisingly, what came out of the mouth of the Old Woman wasn't one of her typical ear-splitting screams but rather a guffaw quite similar to a bray.
  2. roar

Further reading[edit]


Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bram

  1. (obsolete) boastfulness, boasting, something used to boast with
    • 1832, Archiv for historie og geographie, page 129:
      Men desuagtet kunde mange Tilskuere , og selv saadanne, som ingen forfængelig Bram skuffer, ikke undertrykke en vis indvortes Bevægelse ved Synet af den Glands, der omstraaler den hellige Peters Stol ...
    • 1897, Christian Hostrup, Breve fra og till C. Hostrup
      ... en stille besindig Mand uden Spor af Bram, ikke af mange Ord ...
      ... a quiet, mindful man without a trace of boastfulness, not of many words ...
    • 1747, Speculum vita︠e︡ aulica︠e︡, eller, Den fordanskede Reynike Foss: hvori under dyrenes og andre forblummede navne moraliseres over det menniskelige levnet i almindelighed og hof-levnet i saerdelshed ..., page 460:
      ... de byde os til Giest , og lade os see deres Brask, Bram og Pral, ...
      ... they invite us as their guests, and let us see their boasting, boasting and boasting, ...
    • 1829, Maanedsskrift for litteratur, page 161:
      Vi ville troe Forfatteren paa hans Ord, at Elisabeth hadede al ydre Bram, ...
      We would believe the author on his word, that Elisabeth hated all outer splendour, ...

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

bram ?

  1. Used exclusively in the expression med brask og bram.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bram/
  • Rhymes: -am
  • Syllabification: bram

Noun[edit]

bram f

  1. genitive plural of brama