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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* brotha (Jamaican English)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _brother_, from Old English _brōþor_, from Proto-Germanic _*brōþēr_ (compare North Frisian _Bröðer_, West Frisian _broer_, Dutch _broeder_, German _Bruder_, Danish _broder_), from Proto-Indo-European _*bʰréh₂tēr_ (compare Irish _bráthair_, Latin _frāter_, Ancient Greek _φράτηρ_ (phrátēr), Tocharian A _pracar_, B _procer_, Russian _брат_ (brat), Lithuanian _brolis_, Persian _برادر_ (barādar), Sanskrit and Hindi _भ्रातृ_ (bhrātṛ)).

From Middle English brother, from Old English brōþor, from Proto-Germanic *brōþēr (compare North Frisian Bröðer, West Frisian broer, Dutch broeder, German Bruder, Danish broder), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr (compare Irish bráthair, Latin frāter, Ancient Greek φράτηρ (phrátēr), Tocharian A pracar, B procer, Russian брат (brat), Lithuanian brolis, Persian برادر (barādar), Sanskrit and Hindi भ्रातृ (bhrātṛ)).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɹʌðə(ɹ)/, [ˈbɹɐðə(ɹ)] * (US) enPR: brŭ_th'_ər, IPA(key): /ˈbɹʌðɚ/ * Rhymes: -ʌðə(r)

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɹʌðə(ɹ)/, [ˈbɹɐðə(ɹ)]
  • (US) enPR: brŭth'ər, IPA(key): /ˈbɹʌðɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ʌðə(r)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

BROTHER (_plural_ BROTHERS _or_ BRETHREN) * Son of the same parents as another person. _My parents love me and my BROTHER equally, even though he is adopted._ * A male having at least one parent in common with another (see half-brother, stepbrother). * A male fellow member of a religious community, church, trades union etc. * The Bible, Deuteronomy 23:19 (NKJV) You shall not charge interest to your BROTHER—interest on money _or_ food _or_ anything that is lent out at interest. _Thank you, BROTHER. I would like to thank the BROTHER who just spoke._ * (African American Vernacular) A black male. * 2013, Gwyneth Bolton, _Ready for Love_ But damn if they knew when to just leave a BROTHER alone and let him sulk in silence. * Someone who is a peer, whether male or female. * 1945, George Orwell, _Animal Farm_, chapter 1 And, above all, no animal must ever tyrannise over his own kind. Weak or strong, clever or simple, we are all BROTHERS. USAGE NOTES The plural “brethren” is not used for biological brothers in contemporary English (although it was in older usage). It is, however, still very common when meaning “members of a religious order”. It is also sometimes used in other figurative senses, e.g. “adherents of the same religion”, “countrymen”, and the like. COORDINATE TERMS * (with regards to gender): sister HYPERNYMS * (son of common parents): sibling DERIVED TERMS RELATED TERMS * friar * fraternal * fraternity TRANSLATIONS DESCENDANTS

brother (plural brothers or brethren)

  1. Son of the same parents as another person.
    My parents love me and my brother equally, even though he is adopted.
  2. A male having at least one parent in common with another (see half-brother, stepbrother).
  3. A male fellow member of a religious community, church, trades union etc.
    Thank you, brother. I would like to thank the brother who just spoke.
  4. (African American Vernacular) A black male.
  5. Someone who is a peer, whether male or female.

Usage notes

The plural “brethren” is not used for biological brothers in contemporary English (although it was in older usage). It is, however, still very common when meaning “members of a religious order”. It is also sometimes used in other figurative senses, e.g. “adherents of the same religion”, “countrymen”, and the like.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

BROTHER (_third-person singular simple present_ BROTHERS, _present participle_ BROTHERING, _simple past and past participle_ BROTHERED) * (transitive) To treat as a brother. * 1819, Walter Scott, _Ivanhoe_ * Seest thou not we are overreached, and that our proposed mode of communicating with our friends without has been disconcerted by this same motley gentleman thou art so fond to BROTHER? TRANSLATIONS

brother (third-person singular simple present brothers, present participle brothering, simple past and past participle brothered)

  1. (transitive) To treat as a brother.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - INTERJECTION
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English - Interjection

BROTHER * Expressing exasperation. _We're being forced to work overtime? Oh, BROTHER!_

brother

  1. Expressing exasperation.
    We're being forced to work overtime? Oh, brother!

Que a categoria em MIDDLE ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Middle English - Etymology

From Old English _brōþor_.

From Old English brōþor.

Que a categoria em MIDDLE ENGLISH - NOUN
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Middle English - Noun

BROTHER (_plural_ BROTHERS) * brother DESCENDANTS * English: brother

brother (plural brothers)

  1. brother

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