bres

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See also: Breś

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin berciolum, diminutive of *bertium, from Gaulish *berta (compare Old Irish bert (bundle)). Cognate with French berceau.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bres m (plural bressos)

  1. cradle (Northwestern, Northern Valencian, Balearic)
  2. a big cradle-shaped basket (Northwestern)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French breche, from Old French breche, bresche (a breach, an opening, crack), from Frankish *breka (a breach, break), from Proto-Germanic *brekō (a breaking, breach, fallow ground), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg- (to break, crack).

Cognate with Old High German brecha (a break). More at break.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /brɛs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bres
  • Rhymes: -ɛs

Noun[edit]

bres f (plural bressen, diminutive bresje n)

  1. breach, gap, opening

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bres

  1. Alternative form of bras

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

bres

  1. passive form of bre

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

bres

  1. Soft mutation of pres.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pres bres mhres phres
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly relating to bräj, breid (wide.)

Noun[edit]

bres n

  1. (anatomy) Crotch, crutch.
  2. (zoology) Gland.

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