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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɹɪ.tən/ * (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɹɪ.tn̩/, /ˈbɹɪ.dn̩/ * Rhymes: -ɪtən

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɹɪ.tən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbɹɪ.tn̩/, /ˈbɹɪ.dn̩/
  • Rhymes: -ɪtən

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

Old English _Breoton_, _Bryten_ etc., from Latin _Britannia_; later reinforced by Anglo-Norman _Britaine_, Old French _Bretaigne_, from Latin _Brittannia_, variant of _Britannia_, from _Britannī_ (see Etymology 2, below). PROPER NOUN BRITAIN (_plural_ BRITAINS) * The island of Great Britain, consisting of England, Scotland and Wales. [from 10th c.] * (loosely) The United Kingdom. * (now historical) Brittany. [from 13th c.] * (now historical) The British state and its dominions and holdings; the British Empire. [from 17th c.] * (in the plural) The British Empire. [from 19th c.] * 1874, _The Times_, 14 July 1874: The name of 'Britain' [...] ought to answer every purpose, or if that be thought too condensed, it may be pluralized into ‘The BRITAINS’. RELATED TERMS * Breton * British * Briton * Brittania * Brittany * Beretania * Broken Britain TRANSLATIONS

Old English Breoton, Bryten etc., from Latin Britannia; later reinforced by Anglo-Norman Britaine, Old French Bretaigne, from Latin Brittannia, variant of Britannia, from Britannī (see Etymology 2, below).

Proper noun

Britain (plural Britains)

  1. The island of Great Britain, consisting of England, Scotland and Wales. [from 10th c.]
  2. (loosely) The United Kingdom.
  3. (now historical) Brittany. [from 13th c.]
  4. (now historical) The British state and its dominions and holdings; the British Empire. [from 17th c.]
  5. (in the plural) The British Empire. [from 19th c.]
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

From Latin _Britannus_ (adjective and noun, plural _Britannī_), apparently from Brythonic (compare Old Welsh _Priten_). NOUN BRITAIN (_plural_ BRITAINS) * (now rare, historical) An ancient Briton. [from 15th c.] * 2002, L. C. Lambdin and R. T. Lambdin, _Companion to Old and Middle English Literature_, 2002, p. 12: The BRITAINS’ struggles with the Scots and Picts [...] led to the BRITAINS asking the Romans for help in constructing a great wall. ADJECTIVE BRITAIN (_comparative_ MORE BRITAIN, _superlative_ MOST BRITAIN) * (obsolete) Briton; British. [16th-18th c.] * 1596, Edmund Spenser, _The Faerie Queene_, IV.11: mightie Albion, father of the bold / And warlike people which the BRITAINE Islands hold […].

From Latin Britannus (adjective and noun, plural Britannī), apparently from Brythonic (compare Old Welsh Priten).

Noun

Britain (plural Britains)

  1. (now rare, historical) An ancient Briton. [from 15th c.]

Adjective

Britain (comparative more Britain, superlative most Britain)

  1. (obsolete) Briton; British. [16th-18th c.]

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* Great Britain * the British Isles * the United Kingdom


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