bred

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bred

  1. simple past tense and past participle of breed

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

bred

  1. broad, wide

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of bred
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular bred bredere bredest2
Neuter singular bredt bredere bredest2
Plural brede bredere bredest2
Definite attributive1 brede bredere bredeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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Noun[edit]

bred c (singular definite bredden, plural indefinite bredder)

  1. shore
  2. bank

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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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.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse breiðr

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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 Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *braidaz. Compare Old English brād, Old Frisian brēd, Dutch breed, Old High German breit, Old Norse breiðr, Gothic 𐌱𐍂𐌰𐌹𐌸𐍃(braiþs).

Adjective[edit]

brēd

  1. broad, wide

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bred (comparative bredare, superlative bredast)

  1. broad, wide; having great width

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bred
Indefinite/attributive 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 an attributive role.

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Verb[edit]

bred

  1. imperative of breda.