See also: brók and brøk

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch broc (broken piece), from Old Dutch *bruk, from Proto-Germanic *brukka-, *brukiz (breakable).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /brɔk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: brok
  • Rhymes: -ɔk

NounEdit

brok m or n (plural brokken, diminutive brokje n)

  1. A scrap, remnant of shattering.
  2. (in the plural, informal) damage, harm, wreckage, pieces (as a consequence of an accident)
  3. A lump, chunk, piece.
  4. (in the plural) A dry, lumpy form of pet food.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Negerhollands: broki, brokkie, brokkies
    • Virgin Islands Creole: broki (archaic)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brók, from Proto-Germanic *brōks. Akin to English breeches.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brok f (definite singular broka, indefinite plural brøker, definite plural brøkene)

  1. (clothing) A pair of trousers, pants.

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WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse brók, cognate with Old English brōc (whence the English breech, breeches), Old High German bruoh (whence German Bruch) and Finnish ruoke (loanword).

NounEdit

brok f

  1. A pair of trousers, pants.

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Etymology 2Edit

From brok (pied, motley colored), from Old Norse, from Proto-Germanic *brōk-uhta- (speckle, spot), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreh₁ǵ- (to brighten), thus related to Old Norse bjartr (bright). Compare other North Germanic forms brog(e), brok(e).

NounEdit

brok m

  1. A variegated horse.

NounEdit

brok f

  1. A variegated mare.
  2. A variegated, multicolored fabric or cloth.

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