brutal

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin brutalis ‎(savage, stupid), from brūtus ‎(dull, stupid).

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brutal ‎(comparative more brutal, superlative most brutal)

  1. Savagely violent, vicious, ruthless, or cruel
  2. Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.
  3. Harsh; unrelenting
  4. Disagreeably precise or penetrating
  5. (music, figuratively) In extreme metal, to describe the speed of the music and the density of riffs.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French brutal, from Latin brūtus ‎(dull, stupid).

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  • IPA(key): /brutaːl/, [b̥ʁuˈtˢæːˀl]

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brutal ‎(neuter brutalt, definite and plural brutale, comparative brutalere, superlative brutalest)

  1. brutal
  2. savage

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin brutalis ‎(savage, stupid), from brūtus ‎(dull, stupid).

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brutal m ‎(feminine singular brutale, masculine plural brutaux, feminine plural brutales)

  1. brutal

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brutal m ‎(plural brutaux, feminine brutale)

  1. person who acts brutally

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin brutalis, from brutus ‎(dull, stupid).

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brutal ‎(comparative brutaler, superlative brutalsten)

  1. brutal

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin brutus, via French brutal.

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brutal ‎(neuter singular brutalt, definite singular and plural brutale)

  1. brutal

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin brutus, via French brutal.

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brutal ‎(neuter singular brutalt, definite singular and plural brutale)

  1. brutal

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin brutalis.

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brutal m, f ‎(plural brutais, comparable)

  1. brutal, brutish
  2. (colloquial) huge
  3. (colloquial) fantastic, extraordinary

RomanianEdit

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From Latin brutalis.

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brutal 4 nom/acc forms

  1. brutal

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AdjectiveEdit

brutal m, f ‎(plural brutales)

  1. brutal

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French brutal from Medieval Latin brutalis, from brūtus.

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brutal (comparative brutalare, superlative brutalast)

  1. brutal

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Inflection of brutal
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular brutal brutalare brutalast
Neuter singular brutalt brutalare brutalast
Plural brutala brutalare brutalast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 brutale brutalare brutalaste
All brutala brutalare brutalaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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