bras

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See also: BRAS, braś, brâs, Brás, Braś, and -bras

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bras

  1. plural of bra

Anagrams[edit]


Bislama[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English brush.

Noun[edit]

bras

  1. brush

Etymology 2[edit]

From English brass.

Noun[edit]

bras

  1. (music) brass

Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *brassos (large): (compare Cornish bras (big, great), broas, and Welsh bras (fat, broad, rich)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bras (comparative brasoc'h, superlative brasañ, exclamative brasat)

  1. big

Mutation[edit]


Burushaski[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, but compare Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-ras (rice), whence Tibetan འབྲས ('bras) and Mizo rah.

Noun[edit]

bras

  1. rice

Cornish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • broas (Revived Late Cornish)
  • brâs (Standard Cornish)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *brassos (large).

Adjective[edit]

bras

  1. big, great

Mutation[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bras, from Old French bras, from Latin brachium, bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhíōn). Displaced Old French feminine noun brace, ultimately from the same Latin and Ancient Greek roots.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʁɑ/, /bʁa/
    • (file)
  • (Northern France) and (Canada) IPA(key): [bʁɑ], [bʁɔ]
  • Rhymes: , Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: bras

Noun[edit]

bras m (plural bras)

  1. arm

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Russian: бра (bra)

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bras n (genitive singular brass, no plural)

  1. soldering

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *brassos (large).

Adjective[edit]

bras (genitive singular masculine brais, genitive singular feminine braise, plural brasa, comparative braise)

  1. (literary) great, strong
  2. (literary) swift
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

bras m (genitive singular brais, nominative plural brais)

  1. Alternative form of prás (brass)
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bras bhras mbras
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Kavalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Austronesian *bəʀas.

Noun[edit]

bras

  1. rice (uncooked seeds used as food)

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French brace.

Noun[edit]

bras

  1. Alternative form of brace

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French bracier.

Verb[edit]

bras

  1. Alternative form of bracen

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bras, from Latin brachium, bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhíōn).

Noun[edit]

bras m (plural bras)

  1. arm

Descendants[edit]


Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French bras, from Latin brachium, bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhíōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

bras m (plural bras)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey, anatomy) arm

Related terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin brachium, bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhíōn).

Noun[edit]

bras m (oblique plural bras, nominative singular bras, nominative plural bras)

  1. arm

Descendants[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English brush.

Noun[edit]

bras

  1. brush

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *brassos (large). Cognate with Breton bras, Cornish bras, Irish bras.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bras (feminine singular bras, plural breision, equative brased, comparative brasach, superlative brasaf)

  1. large, thick, fat
  2. rough, coarse
  3. rough, approximate
  4. (letter) capital

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bras fras mras unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “bras”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies