See also: bruscò

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *bruscus, a cross of Latin rūscum (butcher's broom) and Late Latin brucus (heather), a Celtic word from Proto-Celtic *wroikos.

AdjectiveEdit

brusco (feminine singular brusca, masculine plural bruschi, feminine plural brusche)

  1. abrupt, sudden, brusque

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • French: brusque

VerbEdit

brusco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bruscare

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian brusco.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brusco m (feminine singular brusca, masculine plural bruscos, feminine plural bruscas, comparable)

  1. brusque, abrupt (broken off or very steep)
    Synonyms: arrebatado, abrupto
  2. sudden, unexpected
    Synonyms: repentino, inesperado
  3. harsh, rough to the touch
    Synonym: áspero
  4. harsh, cruel
    Synonyms: cruel, severo, bruto

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian brusco.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɾusko/, [ˈbɾus.ko]

AdjectiveEdit

brusco (feminine brusca, masculine plural bruscos, feminine plural bruscas)

  1. sudden, brusque, abrasive
  2. rough, careless

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