brat etymology

English word brat comes from Proto-Germanic *brēdô (Flesh, meat. Muscle.), German braten, Old High German brato (Meat, muscle meat; a piece of meat.)

Detailed word origin of brat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*brēdô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Flesh, meat. Muscle.
braten German (deu) (transitive, or, intransitive) to pan-fry. (transitive, or, intransitive) to roast; to grill; to broil.
brato Old High German (goh) Meat, muscle meat; a piece of meat.
brāto Old High German (goh)
brāte Middle High German (gmh)
Bratwurst German (deu) (now, only, _, regional) a smoked sausage, made of raw Brät, which is eaten cold or cooked in water. A sausage which has been or is suited to be fried or grilled; a bratwurst.
Braten German (deu) ; roasting A roast (big portion of meat, usually cooked in the oven).
bratwurst English (eng) A small pork sausage, usually served fried.
brat English (eng) (informal) bratwurst.

Words with the same origin as brat

Descendants of *brēdô
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