broeder

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See also: bröder

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbrudər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: broe‧der
  • Rhymes: -udər

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch broeder, from Old Dutch bruother, from Proto-West Germanic *brōþer, from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Noun[edit]

broeder m (plural broeders, diminutive broedertje n)

  1. (formal, 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.; brother (fictive male kin member)
  4. (slightly dated) male medical nurse
    Synonym: ziekenbroeder
  5. colleague, especially if member of a corporation or other profession-related organisation
  6. fellow faithful, especially in certain sects, such as the Hussite Moravian Brothers
  7. a certain bread-like dish
Synonyms[edit]
  • (male sibling): broer (now the common form)
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: broeder
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: bluru
  • Jersey Dutch: brûder
  • Caribbean Javanese: bruder
  • Indonesian: bruder
  • Papiamentu: bruder

Etymology 2[edit]

From broeden +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

broeder m (plural broeders, diminutive broedertje n)

  1. brooder
    De steenuil is geen verstoringsgevoelige broeder, dus kunnen we de eierencontrole zonder risico uitvoeren.
    The little owl is not a disturbance-sensitive brooder, so we can carry out the egg check without risk.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

broeder m

  1. brother
  2. colleague
  3. friar

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