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Proto-Germanic: *briusti-, , *briusta-n, *brust-
Meaning: breast, chest
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Gothic: brust-s f. (cons)
Old Norse: brjōst n. `Brust; Giebel; Sinn, Geist'; pl. ābrystur f. `Biestmilch'
Norwegian: brjost
Swedish: bröst `Brust', [ bräss `Brustdrüse' ]
Danish: brüst `Brust', [ brissel `Brustdrüse' ]
Old English: brēost, -es n. `the breast of man or beast; the breasts'
Old Frisian: briāst; brust, burst, borst f.
Old Saxon: pl. briost, briost n. `Brust'
Middle Dutch: borst f.
Dutch: borst f.
Middle Low German: brust f., borst
Old High German: pl. brust f. (8.Jh.)
Middle High German: brust st. f. 'brust; bekleidung der brust'
German: Brust f.; schweiz. briescht `Biestmilch'
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *bhreus-
Meaning: chest, belly
Slavic: *brjūxo, *brjūxъ
Germanic: *briust-i- c., *briust-a- n., *brust- c.
Celtic: *brus-, *brusnjo-, *bruslo- > OIr brū, gen. bronn `Bauch, Leib', brūach `ventriosus'; bruinne `Brust'; brollach `Buden'; MIr bruasach `mit starker, breiter Brust'; Cymr. bru `venter, uterus', bronn `Brust'; Bret. bronn, bron `Brust'
Russ. meaning: грудь, живот
References: WP II 197 f
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Vasmer's dictionary :

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Word: брю́хо,
Near etymology: др.-русск. брюхо, брюхъ, др.-чеш. břuch м., břucho ср., чеш. břich, břicho, польск. brzuch, в.-луж., н.-луж. brjuch.
Further etymology: Родственно др.-исл. briósk "хрящ", ср.-в.-н. brûsche, нов.-в.-н. Brausche "шишка", ср.-в.-н. briustern "набухать", далее гот. brusts "грудь", др.-ирл. brú, род. п. bronn "живот", bruinne "грудь" из *brus-, *brusn-; см. Бернекер 1, 95 и сл.; Лиден, Mél. Pedersen 92; Педерсен, Kelt. Gr. 1, 73; 2, 109; Остен-Сакен, IF 28, 142 и сл.; Перссон, Beitr. 950.
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 303
Root: bhreu-s-1
English meaning: to swell
German meaning: `schwellen; sprießen'
General comments: (vgl. oben bhreu-)
Material: Air. brū f., Gen. bronn `Bauch, Leib' (*bhrus-ō[n]: -n-os), brūach `ventriosus' (*brusākos), cymr. bru m. `venter, uterus' (*bhreuso-); air. bruinne `Brust' (*bhrusni̯o-), acymr. ncymr. bronn f. `Brust', bret. bronn, bron ds. (*bhrusnā) in Ortsnamen auch `runder Hügel', mcymr. brynn, ncymr. bryn m. (*bhrusni̯o-) `Hügel' (aus dem Kelt. stammt got. brunjō f. `(Brust)-panzer', ahd. brunja, brunna `Brünne'); air. brollach `Busen' (*bhrus-lo- mit Formans-āko-); mir. brūasach `mit starker, breiter Brust' (von bhreus-to- = as. briost).

    Mhd. briustern `aufschwellen', aisl. ā-brystur f. Pl. `Biestmilch' (auch broddr ds. aus *bruz-da-z), schweiz. briescht ds. (daneben briesch ds. aus *bhreus-ko-); as. briost N. Pl., ags. brēost, aisl. briōst `Brust', schwundstufig got. brusts f. Pl., ahd. brust, nhd. Brust; as. brustian `knospen' (slav. *brъstъ `Knospe'), nhd. Brös-chen (aus dem md.) `Brustdrüse des Rindes', schwäb. Brüste, bair. Brüsel, Briesel, Bries ds., dän. brissel, schwed. kalfbräss, mit k-Suffix dän. bryske, engl. brisket `Brust der Tiere'.

    Aisl. briōsk `Knorpel', mhd. brūsche, nhd. Brausche `Beule', nhd. dial. brausche, brauschig `turgidus, wulstig', brauschen `aufschwellen'.

    Russ. brjúcho `Unterleib, Bauch, Wanst', dial. brjúchnutь `weichen, quellen, anschwellen', čech. alt. břuch, břucho, heute břich, břicho `Bauch' usw. (*bhreuso-s, -m);

    hierher auch klr. brost' f. dial. brost m. `Knospe', bulg. brъs(t) m. `jüngere Sprossen', skr. br̂st m. ds., br̀stina `Laub'.

References: WP. II 197 f., Feist 107 f., 108 f.
Pages: 170-171
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