broer

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch broer, alternative form of broeder.

Noun[edit]

broer (plural broers, diminutive broertjie)

  1. brother

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

broer c

  1. indefinite plural of bro

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From broeder through loss of intervocalic -d-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bruːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: broer
  • Rhymes: -ur

Noun[edit]

broer m (plural broers, diminutive broertje n)

  1. brother (male sibling)
    Synonym: broeder

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

broer m or f

  1. indefinite plural of bro

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

broer c (plural bruorren or broers, diminutive bruorke or broerke)

  1. brother
    Coordinate term: suster

Further reading[edit]

  • broer”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011