DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbresd/, [ˈb̥ʁɛsd̥]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse brestr m, from Proto-Germanic *brestuz. Doublet of brøst.

NounEdit

brist c or n (singular definite bristen or bristet, plural indefinite brister or brist)

  1. flaw
  2. burst
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

brist

  1. imperative of briste

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

brist

  1. Alternative form of burst

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

brist

  1. Alternative form of bresten

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

brist

  1. imperative of briste

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

brist c

  1. lack, absence, scarcity, want
  2. flaw, shortcoming

DeclensionEdit

Declension of brist 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative brist bristen brister bristerna
Genitive brists bristens bristers bristernas

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

brist

  1. imperative of brista.

WestrobothnianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare brest.

VerbEdit

brîst

  1. To be lacking, to fault.

NounEdit

brist f

  1. A lack = laist.
  2. (anatomy) The ankle.

NounEdit

brist m

  1. A bunk.

Alternative formsEdit