See also: bruder and Brüder

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German bruoder, from Old High German bruoder, from Proto-West Germanic *brōþer, from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr. Doublet of Frater.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbruːdɐ/
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NounEdit

Bruder m (genitive Bruders, plural Brüder, diminutive Brüderchen n or Brüderlein n)

  1. brother
    Mein Bruder hat zwei Katzen.My brother has two cats.
  2. Brother

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German and Old High German bruoder. Compare German Bruder, Dutch broer, English brother, Swedish bror.

NounEdit

Bruder m (plural Brieder)

  1. brother