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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -oːs

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

  • bros (only used in the literal, physical sense)

AdjectiveEdit

broos (comparative brozer, superlative meest broos or broost)

  1. (literally) brittle, crisp, physically fragile with a tendency to break into small pieces
  2. (figuratively) fragile, perishable, vulnerable, weak, e.g. said of short-lived beauty
InflectionEdit
Inflection of broos
uninflected broos
inflected broze
comparative brozer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial broos brozer het broost
het brooste
indefinite m./f. sing. broze brozere brooste
n. sing. broos brozer brooste
plural broze brozere brooste
definite broze brozere brooste
partitive broos brozers
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

broos f (plural brozen, diminutive broosje n)

  1. (obsolete) cothurnus
SynonymsEdit