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See also: Breit and bréit

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breit

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of breien
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of breien

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German breit, from Old High German breit, from Proto-Germanic *braidaz. Compare Low German breet, breed, Dutch breed, English broad, Danish bred.

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breit (comparative breiter, superlative am breitesten)

  1. broad, wide
    eine breite Straße: a wide street
  2. (figuratively) wide
    Die Universität bietet ein breites Spektrum von Fächern an.: The university offers a wide variety of subjects.
  3. (colloquial) drunk or high on marijuana; stoned
    Du bist ziemlich breit.
    You're pretty stoned.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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breit

  1. neuter singular of brei

Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *braidaz, whence also Old Saxon brēd, Old English brād, Old Norse breiðr, Gothic 𐌱𐍂𐌰𐌹𐌸𐍃 (braiþs).

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AdjectiveEdit

breit

  1. broad, large

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ReferencesEdit

  • Joseph Wright, An Old High German Primer