brither

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English brother, from Old English brōþor, from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbrɪðər]
  • (Mid Northern Scots, Shetland) IPA(key): [ˈbridər]

Noun[edit]

brither (plural brithers or brether or breither)

  1. brother

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