See also: Bror

DanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bróðir (brother), from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bror c (singular definite broren, plural indefinite brødre)

  1. brother (male sibling)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bróðir (brother), from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bror m (definite singular broren, indefinite plural brødre, definite plural brødrene)

  1. a brother

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bróðir (brother), from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr. Akin to English brother.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bror m (definite singular broren, indefinite plural brør, definite plural brørne)

  1. brother

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SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish broþir, from Old Norse bróðir (brother), from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bror c

  1. a brother, a contracted form of broder

Usage notesEdit

  • The contracted form bror is far more common in daily use, but only applies to indefinite singular. For definite singular and for plural, the original -de- must be used. See also far, mor. The original broder is still used for friars.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bror 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bror brodern bröder bröderna
Genitive brors broderns bröders brödernas
Declension of bror 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative broder brodern bröder bröderna
Genitive broders broderns bröders brödernas

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