broeder etymology

Dutch word broeder comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreh₂trós, and later Proto-Germanic *brōþēr (Brother.)

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Detailed word origin of broeder

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰreh₂trós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*brōþēr Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Brother.
bruother Old Dutch (odt)
*bruothar Old Dutch (odt)
broeder Middle Dutch (dum) Brother. Colleague. Friar.
broeder Dutch (nld) (dated) brother, male sibling. A certain bread-like dish. Colleague, especially if member of a corporation or other profession-related organisation. Fellow faithful, especially in certain sects, such as the Hussite Moravian Brothers. Friar, member -especially non-priest- of certain ecclesiastical (notably Catholic clerical) groups. Member of a brotherhood, fraternity, order etc.