brug

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch brug.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brug (plural brûe, diminutive bruggie)

  1. bridge, a structure used to cross a gap or a body of water
  2. (on a ship) bridge
  3. (uncountable, card game) bridge

Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

brug m

  1. heather

Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

brug

  1. imperativ of bruge

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch brugge, from Old Dutch *brugga, from Proto-Germanic *brugjǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /brʏx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: brug
  • Rhymes: -ʏx

Noun[edit]

brug m or f (plural bruggen, diminutive bruggetje n)

  1. bridge (construction)
  2. (dentistry) bridge (dental prosthesis)
  3. (chiefly diminutive) A substantive connection in a discourse allowing one to move from one subject to another.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: brug
  • Papiamentu: brùg