brothers

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See also: brother, Brother, and Brothers

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɹʌðə(ɹ)z/
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Noun[edit]

brothers

  1. plural of brother

See also[edit]

Verb[edit]

brothers

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of brother

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From brother +‎ -es (noun plural suffix).

Noun[edit]

brothers

  1. (rare) plural of brother
Usage notes[edit]

The more common plural forms are brether and bretheren.

Etymology 2[edit]

From brother +‎ -es (genitive suffix).

Noun[edit]

brothers

  1. genitive of brother