See also: Breet

Central FranconianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • bräät (most dialects of Moselle Franconian)
  • breit (Kölsch)

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German breid, northern variant of breit.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

breet (masculine breede, feminine breet, comparative breeder, superlative et breetste)

  1. (Ripuarian, Eifel) broad; wide

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German breid, northern variant of breit, from Proto-West Germanic *braid.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

breet (masculine breeden, neuter breet, comparative méi breet, superlative am breetsten)

  1. broad, wide

DeclensionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Related termsEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *brēd, from Proto-West Germanic *braid.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brêet (comparative brêder)

  1. broad, wide

InflectionEdit

Adjective
Masculine Feminine Neuter Plural
Nominative Indefinite brêet brêde brêet brêde
Definite brêde brêde
Accusative brêden brêde brêde brêde
Genitive brêets brêder brêets brêder
Dative brêden brêder brêden brêden

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: breed
    • Afrikaans: breed
    • Berbice Creole Dutch: brete
    • Negerhollands: breed
    • West Frisian: breed
  • Limburgish: breid
  • Zealandic: breêd

Further readingEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German breit, Dutch breed, English broad.

AdjectiveEdit

breet

  1. broad, wide

PlautdietschEdit

AdjectiveEdit

breet (comparative breeda, superlative aum breetsten)

  1. broad