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GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

bruk

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐍂𐌿𐌺

LithuanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

brùk

  1. second-person singular imperative of brukti

Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Upper Sorbian bruk and Czech brouk.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bruk m (diminutive bruck)

  1. beetle (insect)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • bruk in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • bruk in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German bruk

Noun 1Edit

bruk m or n (definite singular bruken or bruket, uncountable)

  1. use (noun)

Derived termsEdit

Noun 2Edit

bruk n (definite singular bruket, indefinite plural bruk, definite plural bruka or brukene)

  1. farm, works, mill, factory (industrial undertaking)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

bruk

  1. imperative of bruke

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German bruk

Noun 1Edit

bruk m or n (definite singular bruken or bruket, uncountable)

  1. use (noun)
Derived termsEdit

Noun 2Edit

bruk n (definite singular bruket, indefinite plural bruk, definite plural bruka)

  1. farm, works, mill, factory (industrial undertaking)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

bruk

  1. imperative of bruka
  2. imperative of bruke

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Brücke.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bruk m inan

  1. cobblestone (stone used for paving roads)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brückner, Aleksander (1927), “bruk”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego (in Polish)

Further readingEdit

  • bruk in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bruk n

  1. a use, usage
    jag har inget bruk för den
    I have no use for it
  2. a custom, a fashion, a tradition, a practice, culture, cultivation, tillage
  3. a work, a mill, an industry, an ironwork, a forge
    han jobbar på bruket
    he works at the mill
  4. mortar (mixture of cement)
    • 1948, Ulf Peder Olrog, song title
      Mera bruk i baljan, boys
      More mortar in the trough, boys

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bruk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bruk bruket bruk bruken
Genitive bruks brukets bruks brukens

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Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English break

VerbEdit

bruk intrans., transitive brukim

  1. (intransitive) break
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 2:10:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

AdjectiveEdit

bruk

  1. broken

Related termsEdit

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