broeder

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *bruothar, from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr. Compare German Bruder, West Frisian broer, English brother, Danish broder.

Noun[edit]

broeder m ‎(plural broeders, diminutive broedertje n)

  1. (dated) brother, male sibling
  2. friar, member -especially non-priest- of certain ecclesiastical (notably Catholic clerical) groups
  3. member of a brotherhood, fraternity, order etc.
  4. colleague, especially if member of a corporation or other profession-related organisation
  5. fellow faithful, especially in certain sects, such as the Hussite Moravian Brothers
  6. a certain biscuit type

Synonyms[edit]

  • (male sibling): broer (now the common form)

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