See also: bråk

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch braken.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

braak (present braak, present participle brakende, past participle gebraak)

  1. To vomit.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /braːk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: braak
  • Rhymes: -aːk

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch brake (fallow land), which is related to the root of breken (to break). Related to Old English brǣc (unplowed land) and German Brache (fallow).

AdjectiveEdit

braak (not comparable)

  1. fallow
InflectionEdit
Inflection of braak
uninflected braak
inflected brake
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial braak
indefinite m./f. sing. brake
n. sing. braak
plural brake
definite brake
partitive braaks
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch brake, brēken.

NounEdit

braak f (uncountable)

  1. The act of breaking or breaking in.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

braak

  1. first-person singular present indicative of braken
  2. imperative of braken

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