Etymology, English, Brusque

Etymology The adjective is borrowed from French brusque, from Italian brusco (“abrupt, sudden, brusque; brisk; eager; sour, tart; unripe; grim-looking”); further etymology unknown. The verb is derived from the adjective. Pronunciation (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /bɹʊsk/, /bɹuːsk/, /bɹʌsk/ (General American) IPA(key): /bɹʌsk/ Rhymes: -ʌsk Adjective brusque (comparative brusquer or more brusque, superlative brusquest or most brusque) Rudely abrupt; curt, unfriendly.…

⚒ 3807 BC

⚒ 3807 BC C. Sweet Track is built in England.1 1 Brunning, Richard (February 2001). “The Somerset Levels”. Current Archaeology. XV (4) (172 (Special issue on Wetlands)): 139–143.