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4 letters words from 'brad'

BARD 7BRAD 7
DARB 7DRAB 7

3 letters words from 'brad'

ARB 5ARD 4
BAD 6BAR 5
BRA 5DAB 6
RAD 4 

2 letters words from 'brad'

AB 4AD 3
AR 2BA 4
DA 3 

All 4 letters words made out of brad

brad rbad bard abrd rabd arbd brda rbda bdra dbra rdba drba badr abdr bdar dbar adbr dabr radb ardb rdab drab adrb darb

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word brad. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in brad.

Definitions and meaning of brad

brad

Etymology

Late Middle English brad, variant of brod(d), from Old Norse broddr (spike, shaft), from Proto-Germanic *bruzdaz (compare Old English brord, Old High German brort), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrusdʰos (compare Welsh brath (sting, prick), Albanian bredh (fir-tree), Lithuanian bruzdùklis (bridle), Czech brzda (brake).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /bɹad/
  • (General American, Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /bɹæd/
  • Rhymes: -æd

Noun

brad (plural brads)

  1. A thin, small nail, with a slight projection at the top on one side instead of a head, or occasionally with a small domed head, similar to that of an escutcheon pin.
    • 1936, Djuna Barnes, Nightwood, Faber & Faber 2007, p. 5:
      Into the middle arch of each desk silver-headed brads had been hammered to form a lion, a bear, a ram, a dove, and in the midst a flaming torch.
  2. (US, elementary school usage) A paper fastener, a fastening device formed of thin, soft metal, such as shim brass, with a round head and a flat, split shank, which is spread after insertion in a hole in a stack of pages, in much the same way as a cotter pin or a split rivet.

Derived terms

  • bradawl

Translations

Verb

brad (third-person singular simple present brads, present participle bradding, simple past and past participle bradded)

  1. (transitive) To attach using a brad.
  2. (transitive) To upset the end of a rod inserted in a hole so as to prevent it from being pulled out, as when riveting.

Anagrams

  • Bard, bard, darb, drab

Aromanian

Etymology

Possibly borrowed from Old Albanian *bradh (modern bredh), or alternatively a substratum cognate of it, and ultimately from an Indo-European source either way (a borrowing directly from modern Albanian would have presumably produced a form *brez).

Noun

brad m (plural bradz)

  1. fir tree

Derived terms

  • brãdic
  • brãdet

See also

  • ehlã/iehlã
  • chin

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbrat]

Noun

brad f

  1. genitive plural of brada

Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse bráð, from from Proto-Germanic *brēdô, cognate with German Braten.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈb̥ʁɑð], [ˈb̥ʁɑˀð]

Noun

brad c (singular definite braden, plural indefinite brade)

  1. (archaic) roast

Inflection

Derived terms
  • mørbrad

Etymology 2

From Old Norse bráðr, from Proto-Germanic *brēþaz (in a hurry), cognate with Swedish bråd

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈb̥ʁɑˀð]

Adjective

brad (neuter bradt, plural and definite singular attributive brade)

  1. (archaic) sudden, quick
References
  • “brad,2” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bˠɾˠad̪ˠ/

Etymology 1

From Old Irish brat (spoil, plunder, robbery).

Noun

brad f (genitive singular braide)

  1. (literary) plunder
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Verb

brad (present analytic bradann, future analytic bradfaidh, verbal noun bradadh, past participle bradta)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) Alternative form of bradaigh (steal, pilfer; remove gently; steal away)
Conjugation

Mutation

References

  • "brad" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “1 brat”, in Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors, eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, 2019

Megleno-Romanian

Etymology

Possibly borrowed from Old Albanian *bradh (modern bredh), or alternatively a substratum cognate of it, and ultimately from an Indo-European source either way (a borrowing directly from modern Albanian would have presumably produced a form *brez).

Noun

brad

  1. fir tree

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *braid.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /brɑːd/

Adjective

brād

  1. broad

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle English: brood, brod, brode
    • English: broad
    • Scots: braid

Old Frisian

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *braudą. Cognates include Old English brēad, Old Saxon brōd and Old Dutch *brōd.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbraːd/

Noun

brād n

  1. bread

Descendants

  • North Frisian:
    Mooring: brüüdj
    Sylt: Bruar
  • Saterland Frisian: Brood
  • West Frisian: brea

References

  • Bremmer, Rolf H., An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2009, →ISBN

Romanian

Etymology

Possibly borrowed from Old Albanian *bradh (modern Albanian bredh), or alternatively a substratum cognate of it, and ultimately from an Indo-European source either way (a borrowing directly from modern Albanian would have presumably produced a form *brez). Another theory suggests that it was reformed analogically from the plural brazi, and that the original form was *braz (reinterpreted as a plural, modeled on plurals such as coadă > cozi, pradă > prăzi, surd, > surzi). See also the Romanian alpine toponyms containing Breaza, which may correspond to the Albanian plural form bredha. Compare also Aromanian brad.

Noun

brad m (plural brazi)

  1. fir, Abies alba.
  2. pine tree.
  3. pine wood.

Declension

Derived terms

  • brădățel
  • brădet
  • brădioară
  • brădiș
  • brădișor
  • brăduț

See also

  • pin

References

References

  • brad in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

Tagalog

Etymology

Shortening and phoneticized spelling of English brother

Noun

brad

  1. (informal, colloquial, familiar) comrade, peer, buddy (used on addressing between male peers)

Synonyms


Volapük

Etymology

Borrowed from French bras.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /brad/

Noun

brad (nominative plural brads)

  1. arm

Declension


Welsh

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *brad, from Proto-Celtic *mratom.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /braːd/

Noun

brad m (usually uncountable, plural bradau or bradiau)

  1. treason
  2. treachery

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to fasten with thin nails.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)