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Etymology 1Edit

Related to Breton, Brittany, and more distantly Briton.

Proper nounEdit

Brett

  1. A surname meaning "Breton, an inhabitant of Brittany".
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A female given name.

Etymology 1Edit

Short for Brettanomyces.

NounEdit

Brett (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Brettanomyces, a yeast genus that is used in brewing some beers, and can also affect the taste of wine.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German bret, from Old High German bret, from Proto-Germanic *bredą, an e-grade byform of *burdą (board, plank). Cognate with Old English bred and Yiddish ברעט‏‎‏(bret‏‎‏).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bʁɛt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛt
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NounEdit

Brett n (genitive Brettes or Bretts, plural Bretter, diminutive Brettchen n)

  1. board

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NounEdit

Brett n (plural Bretter, diminutive Brettche)

  1. board
    En Brett fum Boddem is los.
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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Brett, Dutch berd, Old English bred.

NounEdit

Brett n (plural Bredder)

  1. bracket
  2. board

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