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brun

See also: brún

DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bruːn/, [b̥ʁuːˀn]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse brúnn.

AdjectiveEdit

brun (neuter brunt, definite and plural brune, comparative brunere, superlative brunest)

  1. brown (having brown colour)
  2. (as a noun) brown (colour)
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See brune (to brown).

VerbEdit

brun

  1. Imperative of brune.

Dutch Low SaxonEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun

  1. Alternative spelling of bruun

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from Old French brun (polished, shiny, brown), from Frankish *brūn (brown, dark, shiny), from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz (brown), from Proto-Indo-European *bhrūn- (grey, brown). Cognate with Old High German brūn (brown), Old English brūn (brown). More at brown.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bʁœ̃/
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AdjectiveEdit

brun m (feminine brune, masculine plural bruns, feminine plural brunes)

  1. brown (usually of hair)

NounEdit

brun m (plural bruns, feminine brune)

  1. brown-haired person

See alsoEdit

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German Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun

  1. Alternative spelling of bruun

InterlinguaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun

  1. brown

JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French brun (polished, shiny, brown), from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz (brown), from Proto-Indo-European *bhrūn- (grey, brown).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun m (feminine breune, masculine plural bruns, feminine plural breunes)

  1. brown

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brúnn

AdjectiveEdit

brun (neuter singular brunt, definite singular and plural brune, comparative brunere, indefinite superlative brunest, definite superlative bruneste)

  1. brown (a colour)

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brúnn

AdjectiveEdit

brun (neuter singular brunt, definite singular and plural brune, comparative brunare, indefinite superlative brunast, definite superlative brunaste)

  1. brown (a colour)

Derived termsEdit


Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *brūnaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brūn

  1. brown

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *brūnaz

AdjectiveEdit

brun m (feminine brune)

  1. brown

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

brun m (oblique plural bruns, nominative singular bruns, nominative plural brun)

  1. brown-haired person

DeclensionEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French brun.

AdjectiveEdit

brun 4 nom/acc forms

  1. brown
  2. brown or dark-haired

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brúnn, from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun

  1. of the color brown

DeclensionEdit