See also: BRAS, braś, brâs, Brás, Braś, and -bras

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bras

  1. plural of bra

AnagramsEdit


BislamaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English brush.

NounEdit

bras

  1. brush

Etymology 2Edit

From English brass.

NounEdit

bras

  1. (music) brass

BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *brassos (large): (compare Cornish bras (big, great), broas, and Welsh bras (fat, broad, rich)).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bras (comparative brasoc'h, superlative brasañ, exclamative brasat)

  1. big

MutationEdit


BurushaskiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain, but compare Proto-Sino-Tibetan *b-ras (rice), whence Tibetan འབྲས ('bras) and Mizo rah.

NounEdit

bras

  1. rice

CornishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • broas (Revived Late Cornish)
  • brâs (Standard Cornish)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *brassos (large).

AdjectiveEdit

bras

  1. big, great

MutationEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French bras, from Old French bras, from Latin brachium, bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhíōn). Displaced Old French feminine noun brace, ultimately from the same Latin and Ancient Greek roots.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bʁɑ/, /bʁa/
    • (file)
  • (Northern France) and (Canada) IPA(key): [bʁɑ], [bʁɔ]
  • Rhymes: , Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: bras

NounEdit

bras m (plural bras)

  1. arm

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Russian: бра (bra)

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bras n (genitive singular brass, no plural)

  1. soldering

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


IrishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Celtic *brassos (large).

AdjectiveEdit

bras (genitive singular masculine brais, genitive singular feminine braise, plural brasa, comparative braise)

  1. (literary) great, strong
  2. (literary) swift
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

bras m (genitive singular brais, nominative plural brais)

  1. Alternative form of prás (brass)
DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bras bhras mbras
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


KavalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *bəʀas.

NounEdit

bras

  1. rice (uncooked seeds used as food)

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French brace.

NounEdit

bras

  1. Alternative form of brace

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French bracier.

VerbEdit

bras

  1. Alternative form of bracen

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French bras, from Latin brachium, bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhíōn).

NounEdit

bras m (plural bras)

  1. arm

DescendantsEdit


NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French bras, from Latin brachium, bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhíōn).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

bras m (plural bras)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey, anatomy) arm

Related termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin brachium, bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhíōn).

NounEdit

bras m (oblique plural bras, nominative singular bras, nominative plural bras)

  1. arm

DescendantsEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English brush.

NounEdit

bras

  1. brush

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *brassos (large). Cognate with Breton bras, Cornish bras, Irish bras.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bras (feminine singular bras, plural breision, equative brased, comparative brasach, superlative brasaf)

  1. large, thick, fat
  2. rough, coarse
  3. rough, approximate
  4. (letter) capital

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bras fras mras unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “bras”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies