bro

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English

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Etymology

Abbreviation of brother.

Pronunciation

Noun

bro ‎(plural bros)

  1. (slang) brother; a male sibling
  2. (slang) brother; a male comrade or friend; one who shares one’s ideals.
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (slang) brother; an African-American.
  4. (slang) brother; used to address a male
  5. (slang) a fratboy or someone that espouses the fraternity bro culture

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Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *mrogis ‎(territory, region), from Proto-Indo-European *morǵ- ‎(frontier).

Noun

bro f

  1. country (-side)

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse brú, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruh- ‎(beam, bridge).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /broː/, [b̥ʁoːˀ]

Noun

bro c (singular definite broen, plural indefinite broer)

  1. bridge

Inflection

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Gallo

Etymology

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Noun

bro m (plural bros)

  1. thorn

Lojban

Rafsi

bro

  1. rafsi of xebro.

Norman

Etymology

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Noun

bro m ‎(plural bros)

  1. (Jersey) pitcher

Norwegian Bokmål

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Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Norse brú, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruh- ‎(beam, bridge).

Noun

bro m, f ‎(definite singular broa or broen, indefinite plural broer, definite plural broene)

  1. a bridge

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Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse brú, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruh- ‎(beam, bridge).

Pronunciation

Noun

bro c

  1. a bridge; a construction that spans a divide
    Stan mellan broarna
    The town between the bridges (Stockholm old town)
    Släpp ingen djävul över bron, håll ut en stund ännu!
    Let no devil across the bridge, hold out yet a while!
  2. a road bank; a road reenfoced with stone or timber, in particular across wetlands
  3. a quay (synonyms: brygga, skeppsbro)
  4. a porch (synonym: förstubro)
    Jag får min motion när jag går ifrån bron och till vår garageuppfart.
    I get my exercise when I walk from the porch to our driveway.

Declension

Inflection of bro
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bro bron broar broarna
Genitive bros brons broars broarnas

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Welsh

Etymology

From Middle Welsh bro, from Proto-Celtic *mrogis ‎(territory, region), from Proto-Indo-European *morǵ- ‎(frontier).

Noun

bro f (plural broydd or brofydd)

  1. region, country, land, neighbourhood, native haunt
  2. border, limit, boundary, march
  3. vale, lowland, champaign

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bro fro mro unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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