broek

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch broek, from Middle Dutch broec, from Old Dutch *bruoc, from Proto-Germanic *brōks.

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broek (plural broeke, diminutive broekie)

  1. pair of trousers, pair of pants

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bruk/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uk

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch broec, from Old Dutch *bruoc, from Proto-Germanic *brōks.

Noun[edit]

broek f (plural broeken, diminutive broekje n)

  1. pair of trousers, pair of pants
    Mijn broek is te lang.
    My trousers are too long.
  2. (chiefly diminutive) pair of underpants or pants (underwear), bottom part of underwear or swimwear (especially for women)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch broec, from Old Dutch *bruoc, from Proto-Germanic *brōkaz.

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broek n (plural broeken, diminutive broekje n)

  1. marsh
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