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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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

  1. scrap
  2. chunk, piece
  3. (in the plural, informal) damage, harm, wreckage, pieces (as a consequence of an accident)

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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. 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. trousers, pants
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Etymology 2Edit

Cf. other Scandinavian forms brog(e), brok(e).

NounEdit

brok m

  1. variegated horse

NounEdit

brok f

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