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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch broek, from Middle Dutch broec, from Old Dutch *bruoc, from Proto-Germanic *brōks.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

broek (plural broeke, diminutive broekie)

  1. pair of trousers, pair of pants

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: broekies
  • Shona: bhurugwa
  • Sotho: borikgwe
  • Xhosa: ibhulukhwe
  • Zulu: ibhulukwe


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bruk/
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  • Hyphenation: broek
  • Rhymes: -uk

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch broec, from Old Dutch *bruoc, from Proto-Germanic *brōks.

NounEdit

broek f (plural broeken, diminutive broekje n)

  1. pair of trousers, pair of pants
    Mijn broek is te lang.
    My trousers are too long.
  2. (chiefly diminutive) pair of underpants or pants (underwear), bottom part of underwear or swimwear (especially for women)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch broec, from Old Dutch *bruoc, from Proto-Germanic *brōkaz.

NounEdit

broek n (plural broeken, diminutive broekje n)

  1. marsh
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