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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan breu, from Latin brevem, accusative singular of brevis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

breu (masculine and feminine plural breus)

  1. short
  2. brief

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Celtic language. Compare Spanish brea.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

breu m (plural breus)

  1. tar, pitch
  2. mud hardened by frost
  3. fog, mist

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Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

breu

  1. Alternative form of brewe

Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin brevem, accusative singular of brevis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

breu

  1. short

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: breu
  • Occitan: brèu

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Celtic language. Compare Spanish brea.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

breu m (plural breus)

  1. tar, pitch