brucan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *brūkaną (to enjoy, use), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrūg- (enjoy). Cognate with Old Frisian brūka, Old High German brūhhan (German brauchen), Old Saxon brūkan, Middle Dutch bruken (Dutch gebruiken), Gothic 𐌱𐍂𐌿𐌺𐌾𐌰𐌽 (brukjan). The Indo-European root was also the source of Latin fruor (enjoy) and frūx (fruit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

brūcan

  1. to enjoy, to make use of
  2. to digest food

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