brosa

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See also: Brosa and brósa

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from Old French brosse (brush, undergrowth), confer French brosse (brush), itself of obscure origin but which could be ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bruskaz (brush, undergrowth).[1] Compare also Galician broza (brushwood, undergrowth).

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Noun[edit]

brosa f (plural brosas)

  1. hatchet

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References[edit]

  • brosa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • brosa” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/TILG/>
  • brosa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega. <http://ilg.usc.es/Tesouro>
  1. ^ brosse” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Icelandic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

brosa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative brosti, supine brosað)

  1. to smile
    Brostu nú, þú hefur svo fallegt bros.
    Do smile, you have such a lovely smile.
    Þú brosir fallega.
    You have a pretty smile.
    Það kostar ekkert að brosa.
    Smiling is free.

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Noun[edit]

brosa

  1. indefinite genitive plural of bros

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Etymology[edit]

From the noun brose (a brush)

Verb[edit]

brosa (past brosad, active participle brosant, passive participle brosat)

  1. to brush

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