breet

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • bräät (most dialects of Moselle Franconian)
  • breit (Kölsch)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German (*)breid, northern variant of breit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

breet (masculine breede, feminine breet, comparative breeder, superlative et breetste)

  1. (Ripuarian, Eifel) broad; wide

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German (*)breid, northern variant of breit, from Proto-Germanic *braidaz. Cognate with German breit, Dutch breit, English broad, West Frisian breed, Icelandic breiður.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

breet (masculine breeden, neuter breet, comparative méi breet, superlative am breetsten)

  1. broad, wide

Declension[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Related terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch brēt, from Proto-Germanic *braidaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brêet (comparative brêder)

  1. broad, wide

Inflection[edit]

Adjective
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative Indefinite brêet brêde brêet brêde
Definite brêde brêde
Accusative brêden brêde brêde brêde
Genitive brêets brêder brêets brêder
Dative brêden brêder brêden brêden

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • breet”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • breet”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Plautdietsch[edit]

Adjective[edit]

breet (comparative breeda, superlative aum breetsten)

  1. broad