bred

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See also: бред and бредь

English[edit]

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bred

  1. simple past tense and past participle of breed

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Bislama[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English bread.

Noun[edit]

bred

  1. bread

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse breiðr, from Proto-Germanic *braidaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /breːˀð/, [ˈb̥ʁæˀð], [ˈb̥ʁæðˀ]

Adjective[edit]

bred (neuter bredt, plural and definite singular attributive brede, comparative bredere, superlative (predicative) bredest, superlative (attributive) bredeste)

  1. broad, wide
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Danish bræd, from Proto-Germanic *brezdaz, cognate with Norwegian bredd, Swedish brädd, Old English breord. Related to *bruzdaz (thorn) (Danish brod) and possibly also *burdą (board) (Danish bord).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /breð(ˀ)/, [ˈb̥ʁæðˀ], [ˈb̥ʁæð]

Noun[edit]

bred c (singular definite bredden, plural indefinite bredder)

  1. shore
  2. bank
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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

bred (verbal noun breddal, past participle breddit)

  1. to hackle

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Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bred vred mred
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English brēad, from Proto-West Germanic *braud, from Proto-Germanic *braudą.

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bred

  1. bread, pastry
  2. variety of bread
  3. food, nourishment
  4. livelihood, sustenance
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  • English: bread
    • Sranan Tongo: brede
    • Fiji Hindi: bareed
  • Scots: breid
  • Yola: breed
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

bred

  1. Alternative form of breden (to breed)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse breiðr

Adjective[edit]

bred (neuter singular bredt, definite singular and plural brede, comparative bredere, indefinite superlative bredest, definite superlative bredeste)

  1. wide, broad

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bredą, derived from the e-grade *bʰredʰóm, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-dʰ-, extended form of *bʰer- (to carve, cut, split, rub). Cognates include German Brett, Yiddish ברעט(bret).

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bred n (nominative plural bredu)

  1. surface
  2. plank, board
  3. table, tablet

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  • Middle English: brede (from the oblique cases)

Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *braid.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbreːd/, [ˈbrɛːd]

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brēd

  1. broad, wide

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References[edit]

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *braid.

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brēd

  1. broad, wide

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: *brêd
    • German Low German:
      Altmärkisch: breet
      Low Prussian, Westphalian (Bentheimisch, Westmünsterländisch): breed
      Westphalian:
      Dortmundisch: braẹ̆t
      Sauerländisch: bräit, brait (Elpe, Felbecke, Finnentrop, Attendorn, Elspe), brǟt (Niedersfeld)
      East Westphalian: breit (Lippe)
      Eastphalian: breit (Wedemark)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish brēþer, from Old Norse breiðr, from Proto-Germanic *braidaz.

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Adjective[edit]

bred (comparative bredare, superlative bredast)

  1. broad, wide; having great width

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bred
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular bred bredare bredast
Neuter singular brett bredare bredast
Plural breda bredare bredast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 brede bredare bredaste
All breda bredare bredaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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Verb[edit]

bred

  1. imperative of breda.