See also: broć and bróc

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin broccus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

broc m (plural brocs)

  1. spout
  2. stick
  3. trifle
  4. (in the plural) excuses, pretexts
    No fotem, que no estic per brocs.Let's not fuck around, I'm not in the mood for excuses.

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

 
un broc à toilettea ewer for dressing table
 
un broc à laita pitcher for milk

EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain, perhaps borrowed from Old Provençal broc, related to Italian brocca (jug).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bʁo/
    • (file)
  • IPA(key): /bʁɔ/ (older, now chiefly Belgium)
  • IPA(key): /bʁɔk/ (substandard, but sometimes heard; compare croc)
  • Rhymes: -o, , -ɔk

NounEdit

broc m (plural brocs)

  1. ewer, pitcher

Further readingEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish brocc, from Proto-Celtic *brokkos (badger) (compare Welsh broch).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

broc m (genitive singular broic, nominative plural broic)

  1. badger

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
broc bhroc mbroc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

  • "broc" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “broc” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “broc” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

ManxEdit

NounEdit

broc m (genitive singular broc, plural brockyn)

  1. Alternative form of brock

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
broc vroc mroc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-West Germanic *brōk.

NounEdit

brōc f

  1. (in the plural) underpants; see brēċ
  2. (euphemistic) butt
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-West Germanic *brōk (etymology 2).

NounEdit

brōc m

  1. brook
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Scottish GaelicEdit

 
Broc (1).

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish brocc. Cognates include Irish broc and Manx broc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɾɔʰk/
  • Hyphenation: broc

NounEdit

broc m (genitive singular bruic, plural bruic)

  1. badger (Meles meles)
  2. (obsolete) Synonym of faol (wolf)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
broc bhroc
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • Colin Mark (2003), “broc”, in The Gaelic-English dictionary, London: Routledge, →ISBN, page 93