DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch brekere, brekere. Equivalent to breken (to break, wreck) +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbreː.kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bre‧ker
  • Rhymes: -eːkər

NounEdit

breker m (plural brekers, diminutive brekertje n)

  1. breaker, one who or something that breaks
  2. (nautical) breaker, a turbulent wave producing foam near the shore or shallows

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From breken +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

breker (plural brekers)

  1. A transgressor; an evildoer.
  2. A burglar (one who burgles).
  3. (rare) A disturber; a meddler.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: breaker

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

breker

  1. present tense of breka