phral

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Balkan Romani[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Romani phral, from Sanskrit भ्रातृ (bhrā́tṛ), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr. Cognate with English brother.

Noun[edit]

phral m

  1. (Bugurdži, Crimea, Kosovo Arli, Macedonian Arli, Sepečides, Sofia Erli, Ursari) brother

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Carpathian Romani[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • pral (Gurvari, Hungarian Vend, Romungro)

Etymology[edit]

From Romani phral, from Sanskrit भ्रातृ (bhrā́tṛ), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr. Cognate with English brother.

Noun[edit]

phral m

  1. (Burgenland, East Slovakia, Gurvari, Prekmurski, Veršend) brother
    Synonym: gulo phral (Veršend)

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Romani[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit भ्रातृ (bhrā́tṛ), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr. Cognate with English brother.

Noun[edit]

phral m (plural phrala)

  1. brother
    Coordinate term: phen

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Yūsuke Sumi (2018) , “phral”, in ニューエクスプレス ロマ(ジプシー)語 [New Express Romani (Gypsy)] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Hakusuisha, →ISBN, page 142

Sinte Romani[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Romani phral, from Sanskrit भ्रातृ (bhrā́tṛ), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr. Cognate with English brother.

Noun[edit]

phral m

  1. brother
  2. comrade

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Vlax Romani[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • pral (Kalderaš, Lovara)

Etymology[edit]

From Romani phral, from Sanskrit भ्रातृ (bhrā́tṛ), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *bʰráHtā, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr. Cognate with English brother.

Noun[edit]

phral m

  1. (Banatiski Gurbet, Gurbet, Kalderaš, Lovara, Macedonian Džambazi, Sremski Gurbet) brother
    1. (Sremski Gurbet) stepbrother
  2. (Gurbet, Macedonian Džambazi) fellow man (also for a peer or friend)

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