brjósk

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brjósk. Non-Germanic cognates include Russian брю́хо (brjúxo, abdomen) and Slovak brucho.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brjósk n (genitive singular brjósks, no plural)

  1. (anatomy) cartilage, gristle

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *breuskiz (German Brausche), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrews- (to break).

Noun[edit]

brjósk n

  1. cartilage

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: brjósk
  • Faroese: brósk
  • Norwegian: brusk
  • Old Danish: bryske
  • English: brisket