See also: бред and бредь

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

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bred

  1. simple past tense and past participle of breed

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BislamaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English bread.

NounEdit

bred

  1. bread

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse breiðr, from Proto-Germanic *braidaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /breːˀð/, [ˈb̥ʁæˀð], [ˈb̥ʁæðˀ]

AdjectiveEdit

bred (neuter bredt, plural and definite singular attributive brede, comparative bredere, superlative (predicative) bredest, superlative (attributive) bredeste)

  1. broad, wide
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Danish bræd, from Proto-Germanic *brezdaz, cognate with Norwegian bredd, Swedish brädd, Old English breord. Related to *bruzdaz (thorn) (Danish brod) and possibly also *burdą (board) (Danish bord).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /breð(ˀ)/, [ˈb̥ʁæðˀ], [ˈb̥ʁæð]

NounEdit

bred c (singular definite bredden, plural indefinite bredder)

  1. shore
  2. bank
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ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

bred (verbal noun breddal, past participle breddit)

  1. to hackle

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MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bred vred mred
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English brēad, from Proto-West Germanic *braud, from Proto-Germanic *braudą.

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NounEdit

bred

  1. bread, pastry
  2. variety of bread
  3. food, nourishment
  4. livelihood, sustenance
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  • English: bread
    • Bislama: bred
    • Sranan Tongo: brede
    • Tok Pisin: bret
    • Fiji Hindi: bareed
    • Marshallese: būreej
    • Yoruba: búrẹ́dì
  • Scots: breid
  • Yola: breed
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bred

  1. Alternative form of breden (to breed)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse breiðr

AdjectiveEdit

bred (neuter singular bredt, definite singular and plural brede, comparative bredere, indefinite superlative bredest, definite superlative bredeste)

  1. wide, broad

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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *bredą, derived from the e-grade *bʰredʰóm, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer-dʰ-, extended form of *bʰer- (to carve, cut, split, rub). Cognates include German Brett, Yiddish ברעט(bret).

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NounEdit

bred n (nominative plural bredu)

  1. surface
  2. plank, board
  3. table, tablet

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  • Middle English: brede (from the oblique cases)

Old FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *braid.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbreːd/, [ˈbrɛːd]

AdjectiveEdit

brēd

  1. broad, wide

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *braid.

AdjectiveEdit

brēd

  1. broad, wide

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Low German: *brêd
    • German Low German:
      Altmärkisch: breet
      Low Prussian, Westphalian (Bentheimisch, Westmünsterländisch): breed
      Westphalian:
      Dortmundisch: braẹ̆t
      Sauerländisch: bräit, brait (Elpe, Felbecke, Finnentrop, Attendorn, Elspe), brǟt (Niedersfeld)
      East Westphalian: breit (Lippe)
      Eastphalian: breit (Wedemark)

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish brēþer, from Old Norse breiðr, from Proto-Germanic *braidaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bred (comparative bredare, superlative bredast)

  1. broad, wide; having great width

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of bred
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular bred bredare bredast
Neuter singular brett bredare bredast
Plural breda bredare bredast
Masculine plural3 brede bredare bredast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 brede bredare bredaste
All breda bredare bredaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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VerbEdit

bred

  1. imperative of breda.