AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch brug.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brug (plural brûe, diminutive bruggie)

  1. bridge, a structure used to cross a gap or a body of water
  2. (on a ship) bridge
  3. (uncountable, card game) bridge

BretonEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

brug m

  1. heather

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈb̥ʁuˀ], [ˈb̥ʁoˀ]

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German brūk, related to German Brauch. Derived from the verb bruge, Middle Low German brūken, from Proto-Germanic *brūkaną (use, employ, consume).

NounEdit

brug c (singular definite brugen, plural indefinite brug)

  1. use, application
  2. usage
  3. farm
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

brug

  1. imperativ of bruge

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch brugge, from Old Dutch *brugga, from Proto-Germanic *brugjǭ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /brʏx/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: brug
  • Rhymes: -ʏx

NounEdit

brug m or f (plural bruggen, diminutive bruggetje n or brugje n)

  1. bridge (construction)
  2. (dentistry) bridge (dental prosthesis)
  3. (chiefly diminutive) A substantive connection in a discourse allowing one to move from one subject to another.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: brug
  • Papiamentu: brùg