broma

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See also: bromā

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βρῶμα (brôma, food).

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Noun[edit]

broma

  1. (medicine, obsolete) aliment; food[1].
  2. A light form of prepared cocoa, or the drink made from it.

References[edit]

  1. ^
    1839, Robley Dunglison, “BROMA”, in Medical Lexicon. A New Dictionary of Medical Science, [], 2nd edition, Philadelphia, Pa.: Lea and Blanchard, successors to Carey and Co., OCLC 6188056:

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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.
    Synonym: burla
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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.
    Synonym: boira
Usage notes[edit]

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

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French[edit]

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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]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Norwegian brom.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈproːma/

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]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002–2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Spanish[edit]

broma (3)

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɾoma/, [ˈbɾo.ma]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

broma f (plural bromas)

  1. joke, prank, practical joke
    Hizo una broma y todos se rieron.
    He made a joke and everyone laughed.
    Synonyms: burla, chiste, guasa, mofa
  2. banter (plural)
  3. (zoology) shipworm
    Synonym: teredo

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