bro

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of brother.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bro ‎(plural bros)

  1. (slang) brother; a male sibling
  2. (slang) brother; a male comrade or friend; one who shares one’s ideals.
  3. (slang) brother; usually used to address a male
  4. (slang) a fratboy or someone that espouses the fraternity bro culture

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bro f

  1. country (-side)

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /broː/, [b̥ʁoːˀ]

Noun[edit]

bro c (singular definite broen, plural indefinite broer)

  1. bridge

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Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bro m (plural bros)

  1. thorn

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bro

  1. rafsi of xebro.

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bro m ‎(plural bros)

  1. (Jersey) pitcher

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a bridge

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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[edit]

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

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bro f (plural broydd or brofydd)

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

Mutation[edit]

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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