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MacedonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *borkъ.

NounEdit

брак (brakm

  1. marriage

InflectionEdit


RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [brak]
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic бракъ (brakŭ), from Proto-Slavic *borkъ.

NounEdit

брак (brakm inan (genitive бра́ка, nominative plural бра́ки, genitive plural бра́ков)

  1. marriage, matrimony
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Via Polish brak, from Middle Low German brak (flaw, defect; breaking). Compare modern German Bruch and English break.

NounEdit

брак (brakm inan (genitive бра́ка, nominative plural бра́ки, genitive plural бра́ков)

  1. flaw, defect
  2. (uncountable) defective goods, waste, spoilage, rejects
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “брак”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv O. N., Moscow: Progress

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *borkъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

бра̑к m (Latin spelling brȃk)

  1. marriage

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit