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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Plural of brāca, probably of Transalpine Gaulish origin.

NounEdit

brācae f pl (genitive brācārum); first declension

  1. (plural only) trousers; breeches, britches, pants

Usage notesEdit

The only instance it is used in the singular is by Ovid, in his Tristia.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative brācae
Genitive brācārum
Dative brācīs
Accusative brācās
Ablative brācīs
Vocative brācae

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: bragues
  • French: braies
  • Italian: brache
  • Occitan: bragas
  • Portuguese: bragas
  • Romanian: brace
  • Spanish: bragas

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