AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *brin(i), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreyH- (to rub, scratch). Cognate to Sanskrit भ्रिणाति (bhriṇāti, he wounds).[1]

VerbEdit

brij (first-person singular past tense brijta, participle brirë)

  1. to rub, scratch

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 108

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch bri. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /brɛi̯/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: brij
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯

NounEdit

brij m (plural brijen, diminutive brijtje n)

  1. porridge
    Synonym: pap
  2. goop, muck

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West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

brij c (no plural, diminutive brijke)

  1. porridge
  2. mess

Further readingEdit

  • brij”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011