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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

brest (plural brests)

  1. Obsolete spelling of breast

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brestr

NounEdit

brest m (definite singular bresten, indefinite plural brestar or brester, definite plural brestane or brestene)

  1. a crack
    Det er ein brest i dette glaset.
    There is a crack in this glass.
  2. a flaw
    Det er ein brest i logikken din.
    There is a flaw in your logic.

Further readingEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *berstъ.

NounEdit

brest m (Cyrillic spelling брест)

  1. elm

DeclensionEdit


SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *berstъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brést or brèst m inan (genitive brésta, nominative plural brésti)

  1. elm (tree)

DeclensionEdit


WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bresta, from Proto-Germanic *brestaną, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰres- (to burst, break, crack, split, separate).

VerbEdit

brest (preterite brestä)

  1. (active verb) unpick, rip apart what is sewn
  2. (neuter verb) sprout, malt; of seed and seed grain