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Belarusian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bratrъ, *bratъ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Noun

брат m.

  1. brother

Bulgarian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bratrъ, *bratъ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Noun

брат m. брат m.

  1. brother

Macedonian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bratrъ, *bratъ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Noun

брат (brat) m. (plural браќа)

  1. brother
  2. mate, pal, buddy, when used in informal speech to address somebody in vocative (брате)



Russian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bratrъ, *bratъ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Noun

брат (brat) m.

Note: the soft ending of the plural was originally used for feminine collective nouns, and the meaning of братья then was brotherhood.
  1. brother
  2. old boy, pal

Declension

Singular Plural
nominative брат бра́тья
genitive бра́та бра́тьев
dative бра́ту бра́тьям
accusative бра́та бра́тьев
instrumental бра́том бра́тьями
prepositional о бра́те о бра́тьях

Serbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bratrъ, *bratъ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Noun

брат m. sg. (collective браћа)

  1. brother
  2. mate, pal, buddy, when used in informal speech to address somebody in vocative (брате)

Roman spelling

Declension

Declension of брат Singular Plural
Nominative брат
Genitive брата
Dative брату
Accusative брата
Vocative брате
Instrumental братом
Locative брату


Usage notes

  • There is no plural form for this noun. Instead, the collective term браћа is used for plural meanings.

Ukrainian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bratrъ, *bratъ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr.

Noun

брат (brat) m.

  1. biological brother
  2. member of the Christian brotherhood

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