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EtymologyEdit

Clipping of brother

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bro (plural bros)

  1. (slang) brother; a male sibling
  2. (slang) brother; a male comrade or friend; one who shares one’s ideals.
  3. (slang) brother; usually used to address a male
  4. (slang) a fratboy or someone that espouses the fraternity bro culture

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BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *broɣ, from Proto-Celtic *mrogis.

NounEdit

bro f

  1. country (-side)

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brú, from Proto-Germanic *brūwō (bridge; brow), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruh- (beam, bridge).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /broː/, [b̥ʁoːˀ]

NounEdit

bro c (singular definite broen, plural indefinite broer)

  1. bridge

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GalloEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

bro m (plural bros)

  1. thorn

KalashaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit बृहत् (bṛhat, lofty, high, tall), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰérǵʰonts. Cognate with Persian بلند(boland), English borough.

NounEdit

bro

  1. mountain top, peak
  2. succession of peaks which make up a ridge

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

bro m (plural bros)

  1. (Jersey) pitcher

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brú, from Proto-Germanic *brōwō (bridge; brow), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruh- (beam; bridge).

NounEdit

bro f or m (definite singular broa or broen, indefinite plural broer, definite plural broene)

  1. a bridge

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Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English blow.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bro

  1. to blow, to produce air currents
  2. to breathe

NounEdit

bro

  1. breath

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brú, from Proto-Germanic *brōwō (bridge; brow), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruh- (beam, bridge).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bro c

  1. a bridge; a construction that spans a divide
    Stan mellan broarna
    The town between the bridges (Stockholm old town)
    Släpp ingen djävul över bron, håll ut en stund ännu!
    Let no devil across the bridge, hold out yet a while!
  2. a road bank; a road reenforced with stone or timber, in particular across wetlands
  3. a quay (synonyms: brygga, skeppsbro)
  4. a porch (synonym: förstubro)
    Jag får min motion när jag går ifrån bron och till vår garageuppfart.
    I get my exercise when I walk from the porch to our driveway.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bro 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bro bron broar broarna
Genitive bros brons broars broarnas

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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh bro, from Proto-Brythonic *broɣ, from Proto-Celtic *mrogis.

NounEdit

bro f (plural broydd or brofydd)

  1. region, country, land, neighbourhood, native haunt
  2. border, limit, boundary, march
  3. vale, lowland, champaign

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bro fro mro unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “bro”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies