See also: Briga

GaulishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *Brigantī, *brigantī.[1]

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /briɡaː/

NounEdit

brigā f

  1. hill
  2. fortress

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Germanic or Celtic, compare Welsh bri (power), Old Irish bríg (force, power, value).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

briga f (plural brighe)

  1. trouble, bother
    prendersi la brigato take the trouble
DescendantsEdit
  • Galician: briga
  • Portuguese: briga
  • Serbo-Croatian: briga

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

briga

  1. third-person singular present indicative of brigare
  2. second-person singular imperative of brigare

AnagramsEdit


KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese brigar.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

briga

  1. (Sotavento) fight
  2. (Sotavento) argue
Synonym: (Sotavento) diskuti

ReferencesEdit

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN
  • Veiga, Manuel (2012) Dicionário Caboverdiano-Português, Instituto da Biblioteca Nacional e do Livro



PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from brigar.[1] Alternatively, borrowed from Italian briga (trouble).[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

briga f (plural brigas)

  1. fight (physical confrontation)
    Synonyms: luta, rixa, peleja, pugilato, desavença

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ briga” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2021.
  2. ^ briga” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian briga.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /brîɡa/
  • Hyphenation: bri‧ga

NounEdit

brȉga f (Cyrillic spelling бри̏га)

  1. worry, concern
  2. trouble, bother
  3. care; nurture

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian briga.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brȋga f

  1. care

InflectionEdit

Feminine, a-stem
nom. sing. bríga
gen. sing. bríge
singular dual plural
nominative bríga brígi bríge
accusative brígo brígi bríge
genitive bríge bríg bríg
dative brígi brígama brígam
locative brígi brígah brígah
instrumental brígo brígama brígami