EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Brust (chest).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbrusto/
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  • Hyphenation: brus‧to

NounEdit

brusto (accusative singular bruston, plural brustoj, accusative plural brustojn)

  1. (anatomy) breast; chest
    • 1907, Henri Vallienne, Kastelo de Prelongo, chapter 18:
      Ŝi apogis sian kapon sur la bruston de Gastono.
      She leaned her head on Gastono's chest.

Usage notesEdit

Brusto refers exclusively to the external section of the abdomen corresponding to the chest cavity. For a woman's mammary glands (the bosoms), the correct word is mamo(j).


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VerbEdit

brusto

  1. obsolete plural form of brast, past tense of brista.