See also: brauð and Braut

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -aʊ̯t

VerbEdit

braut

  1. Third-person singular present of brauen.
  2. Second-person plural present of brauen.
  3. Imperative plural of brauen.

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse braut; cognate with Faroese breyt.

NounEdit

braut f (genitive singular brautar, nominative plural brautir)

  1. path, course, way
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of brjóta (to break).

VerbEdit

braut

  1. first/third-person singular past indicative of brjóta

LuxembourgishEdit

VerbEdit

braut

  1. inflection of brauen:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person plural imperative

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse braut.

NounEdit

braut f (definite singular brauta, indefinite plural brauter, definite plural brautene)

  1. path dug into the ground
  2. slope

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

braut

  1. past tense of bryta and bryte

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *brautō, derived from the verb *breutaną (to break) (hence Old Norse brjóta). For the semantic development, compare French route (road) from Latin rupta (via) (broken way).

NounEdit

braut f (genitive brautar, plural brautir)

  1. road, cleared path

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: braut
  • Faroese: breyt
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: braut
  • Old Norse: braut, brott, burt (away)

ReferencesEdit

  • braut in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old WelshEdit

NounEdit

braut m

  1. brother
  2. friar

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

braut f

  1. judgment, legal decision