brilles

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See also: brillés and brillēs

Asturian[edit]

Verb[edit]

brilles

  1. second-person singular present indicative of brillar
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of brillar

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

brilles

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of brillar

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

brilles

  1. second-person singular present indicative of briller
  2. second-person singular present subjunctive of briller

Latvian[edit]

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Brilles

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from German Brille (probably from Middle Low German), ultimately from beryllium (< Ancient Greek βήρυλλος ‎(bḗrullos)), the material from which the first modern glasses were made.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brilles f (5th declension)

  1. glasses, eyeglasses, spectacles (sight-correcting glasses mounted on a frame)
    brilles ietvarsspectacles frame
    uzlikt, valkāt brilles — to put on, to wear glasses
  2. eye protective device similar in shape to spectacles
    motociklista brilles — motorcycle glasses, goggles

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

There is a singular form brille, only sporadically attested.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “brilles”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, ISBN 9984-700-12-7

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

brilles

  1. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of brillar.