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3 letters words from 'bru'

BRU 5BUR 5
RUB 5URB 5

2 letters words from 'bru'

UR 2 

All 3 letters words made out of bru

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Definitions and meaning of bru

bru

Etymology

From Afrikaans broer. Doublet of brother, friar, and pal.

Noun

bru (plural brus)

  1. (South Africa) bro; bra; term of address for a man
    • 2006, Guy Brown, Hijack!: cracking one of South Africa's most violent carjacking syndicates (page 37)
      "Nice little bonus for you, hey bru," Paul was saying.
    • 2013, Nick Roddy, Out of Jericho (page 200)
      “Listen, bru, don't take this the wrong way, but I grew up with the black man. Never underestimate him and never overestimate him. []

Anagrams

  • RUB, bur, bur-, rub

Catalan

Etymology

From Frankish *brūn.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈbɾu/

Adjective

bru (feminine bruna, masculine plural bruns, feminine plural brunes)

  1. dark brown

Derived terms

  • ós bru

Noun

bru m (plural bruns)

  1. dark brown

Further reading

  • “bru” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “bru” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “bru” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “bru” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

French

Etymology

From Old French bru, brut, from Medieval Latin bruta, from Old High German brūt (daughter-in-law, bride), from Proto-Germanic *brūdiz (bride, daughter-in-law). Akin to Gothic 𐌱𐍂𐌿𐌸𐍃 (brūþs, daughter-in-law), Old English brȳd (bride).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bʁy/

Noun

bru f (plural brus)

  1. (regional) daughter-in-law

Usage notes

  • The word is slightly dated in general European French, but current in many regions, including Canada.

Synonyms

  • belle-fille

Antonyms

  • gendre

Related terms

  • beau-fils m
  • beau-frère m
  • beau-père m
  • belle-mère f
  • belle-sœur f
  • gendre m

Further reading

  • “bru” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Middle English

Noun

bru

  1. Alternative form of browe

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • bro

Etymology

From Old Norse brú

Noun

bru f or m (definite singular brua or bruen, indefinite plural bruer, definite plural bruene)

  1. a bridge

Derived terms

References

  • “bru” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse brú.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /brʉː/ (example of pronunciation)

Noun

bru f (definite singular brua, indefinite plural bruer, definite plural bruene)

  1. a bridge
    Dette er den lengste brua i verda.
    This is the longest bridge in the world.

Derived terms

  • gangbru
  • hengjebru, hengebru
  • jarnbanebru, jernbanebru
  • svingbru

References

  • “bru” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *brūwō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃bʰrúHs (brow).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bruː/

Noun

brū f

  1. an eyelash
  2. an eyebrow

Declension

Derived terms

  • oferbrū (eyebrow)

Descendants

  • Middle English: browe, broȝ, brou, brow, bru, brouwe, brwe, bruwe
    • English: brow
    • Scots: broo

References

  • bru in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

Old French

Alternative forms

  • brut

Noun

bru f (oblique plural brus, nominative singular bru, nominative plural brus)

  1. daughter-in-law

Descendants

  • French: bru

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (bru, supplement)

Pnar

Etymology

From Proto-Khasian *bruː. Cognate with Khasi briew. Compare Proto-Khmuic *-brɔʔ (person, man) (whence Khmu [Cuang] cmbrɔʔ), Proto-Katuic *ɓruu (mountain) (whence the autonym Bru), Proto-Vietic *b-ruːʔ (whence Vietnamese ), Santali ᱵᱩᱨᱩ (buru).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bru/

Noun

bru

  1. person

Polish

Alternative forms

  • beru

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bru/

Noun

bru m inan

  1. genitive singular of ber

Puyuma

Noun

bru

  1. (in females' ritual language) water

Synonyms

  • ənay (general term)
  • nanum (ritual term used by males)

References

  • Blust's Austronesian Comparative Dictionary

Source: wiktionary.org
  • buddy, pal.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)