broþor

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Germanic cognates: Old Frisian brōther (West Frisian broer), Old Saxon brōþar (Low German Broor, Broder), Middle Dutch broeder (Dutch broeder), Old High German bruodar (German Bruder), Old Norse bróðir (Swedish broder, bror), Gothic 𐌱𐍂𐍉𐌸𐌰𐍂 (brōþar).

Indo-European cognates: Sanskrit भ्रातृ (bhrātṛ), Avestan 𐬠𐬭𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭(brātar), Ancient Greek φράτηρ (phrátēr), Latin frāter, Old Church Slavonic братръ (bratrŭ) (Russian брат (brat)), Latvian brālis, Old Irish bráthair, Tocharian A pracar, Tocharian B procer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbroː.θor/, [ˈbroː.ðor]

Noun[edit]

brōþor m

  1. brother
    Mīn brōðor hæfþ twēġen cattas.
    My brother has two cats.

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