briga

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Gaulish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *Brigantī, *brigantī.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /briɡaː/

Noun[edit]

brigā f

  1. hill
  2. fortress

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN

Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Germanic or Celtic, compare Welsh bri (power), Old Irish bríg (force, power, value).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

briga f (plural brighe)

  1. trouble, bother
    prendere la brigato take the trouble
Descendants[edit]
  • Galician: briga
  • Portuguese: briga
  • Serbo-Croatian: briga

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

briga

  1. third-person singular present indicative of brigare
  2. second-person singular imperative of brigare

Anagrams[edit]


Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese brigar.

Verb[edit]

briga

  1. to fight

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from brigar.[1] Alternatively, borrowed from Italian briga (trouble).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

briga f (plural brigas)

  1. fight (physical confrontation)
    Synonyms: luta, rixa, peleja, pugilato, desavença

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ briga” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.
  2. ^ briga” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian briga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /brîɡa/
  • Hyphenation: bri‧ga

Noun[edit]

brȉga f (Cyrillic spelling бри̏га)

  1. worry, concern
  2. trouble, bother
  3. care; nurture

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian briga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brȋga f

  1. care

Inflection[edit]

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. bríga
gen. sing. bríge
singular dual plural
nominative bríga brígi bríge
accusative brígo brígi bríge
genitive bríge bríg bríg
dative brígi brígama brígam
locative brígi brígah brígah
instrumental brígo brígama brígami