Brussel

See also: Brüssel

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

 
Grote Markt, Brussel
Grand Place, Brussels

From Broekzele, from broek (marsh) + zele (thatching, settlement). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbrʏsəl/
  • (Belgium)
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: Brus‧sel
  • Rhymes: -ʏsəl

Proper nounEdit

Brussel n

  1. Brussels (the capital city of Belgium; capital city of the region of Flanders in Belgium; main seat of government of the EU; former capital of the former province of Brabant)
  2. (figuratively) any of the above legal entities decreeing from Brussels
  3. Short for Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest.: Brussels-Capital Region (the smallest of Belgium's three federative regions)

Derived termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch Brussel.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Brussel f (invariable)

  1. Brussels (the capital city of Belgium)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Brussel

  1. Brussels (the capital city of Belgium)

Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Brussel

  1. Brussels (the capital city of Belgium)