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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb brear.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brea f (plural breas)

  1. tar, pitch
  2. tarpaulin

VerbEdit

brea

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of brear.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of brear.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of brear.

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian brād, from Proto-Germanic *braudą.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brea n (plural breaen, diminutive breake)

  1. bread
    Jou ús hjoed ús deistich brea
    Give us this day our daily bread
    Bûter, brea, en griene tsiis; wa't dat net sizze kin, is gjin oprjochte Fries.
    Butter, bread, and green cheese; whoever can't say this is no genuine Frisian.
    Shibboleth possibly from Frisian-Hollandic war. See wikipedia.
    Synonym: bôle

Further readingEdit

  • brea”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011