broma

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See also: bromā

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βρῶμα (brôma, food).

Noun[edit]

broma

  1. (medicine, obsolete) aliment; food
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?)
  2. A light form of prepared cocoa, or the drink made from it.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for broma in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek βρῶμα (brôma, food, shipworm, cavity). Semantic connection is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

broma f (plural bromes)

  1. joke, practical joke
    Va fer una broma i tothom va riure.
    He (or she) played a joke and everyone laughed.

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin brūma.

Noun[edit]

broma f (plural bromes)

  1. fog or mist
    Sempre hi ha broma a aquesta zona.
    There's always fog in this area.

Usage notes[edit]

in the sense of fog or mist, boira is more usual than broma.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

broma

  1. third-person singular past historic of bromer

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

broma m

  1. genitive singular of broim (fart)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
broma bhroma mbroma
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

broma m

  1. genitive singular form of broms

Northern Sami[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈproːma/

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Norwegian brom.

Noun[edit]

brōma

  1. bromine

Inflection[edit]

Even a-stem, no gradation
Nominative brōma
Genitive brōma
Singular Plural
Nominative brōma brōmat
Accusative brōma brōmaid
Genitive brōma brōmaid
Illative brōmii brōmaide
Locative brōmas brōmain
Comitative brōmain brōmaiguin
Essive brōman
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person brōman brōmame brōmamet
2nd person brōmat brōmade brōmadet
3rd person brōmas brōmaska brōmaset

Further reading[edit]


Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βρῶμα (brôma, food, shipworm, cavity). Semantic connection is uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broma f (plural bromas)

  1. joke, practical joke
    Hizo una broma y todos se rieron.
    He made a joke and everyone laughed.
    Synonyms: burla, chiste, guasa, mofa
  2. shipworm

Derived terms[edit]