English word bruv comes from English brother, and later English bruvver ((Cockney, _, slang) Brother.).
Bruv detailed word origin explanation
|brother || English (eng) ||(transitive) To treat as a brother. Expressing exasperation. (African American Vernacular English) A black male.. A male fellow member of a religious community, church, trades union etc.. A male having at least one parent in common with another (see half-brother, stepbrother).. Someone who is a peer, whether male or female.. Son of the same parents as another person. |
|bruvver || English (eng) ||(Cockney, _, slang) Brother. |
|bruv || English (eng) ||(UK, slang, often capitalized) Brother, mate, friend. |
Words with the same origin as bruv
- Descendants of brother
- bra bro