The Alternative Russian Dictionary: братва

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Entry definition

братва 〈bratva〉 {{wikipedia}} pronunciation
  • /brɐˈtva/
noun: {{ru-noun}} (collective noun)
  1. (slang) "brotherhood", referring to criminal gangs in Russia and other ex-USSR states, especially those involved in organized crime; Russian mafia.
  2. (colloquial) friends, pals (collective)
related terms:
  • брат, братание, братанич, братанична, братанна, братия, братина, братолюб, братолюбец, братолюбие, братоненавистник, братоубийство, братоубийца, братство

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