See also: bruno, bruño, bruñó, brūno, and brůno

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From Italian, German etc continental European Bruno, name of medieval Italian and German saints and royalty, Latinized form of Old High German brūn (brown). The surname is mostly borrowed from Italian Bruno. Doublet of Brown.

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Bruno (countable and uncountable, plural Brunos or Brunoes)

  1. (countable) A male given name from the Germanic languages.
    • 1983, Mike Royko, Studs Terkel, One More Time.The Best of Mike Royko, University of Chicago Press, published 2000, →ISBN, page 169:
      He was the man who brought us those great bruising, bristle-chinned teams, with players who had fearsome names like Bruno and Bulldog.
  2. (countable) A surname from Italian.
  3. (folklore) A name for the bear.
  4. A placename
    1. A town in Saskatchewan, Canada
    2. A municipality of Piedmont, Italy
    3. A city in Minnesota, United States
    4. A village in Nebraska, United States

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Czech

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Bruno m anim

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Bruno

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This proper noun needs an inflection-table template.

Danish

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Bruno

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Bruno

Dutch

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Etymology

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From Old High German [Term?]. Related to bruin.

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Bruno m

  1. a male given name

Estonian

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Bruno (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Bruno

French

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Bruno m

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Bruno

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German

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Bruno

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Bruno

Italian

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Etymology

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Saint's name of Germanic origin, cognate to English Bruno. The surname also originates as a nickname from bruno (brown), cognate with English Brown.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbru.no/
  • Rhymes: -uno
  • Hyphenation: Brù‧no

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Bruno m

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Bruno

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Bruno m or f by sense

  1. a common surname, equivalent to English Brown

Latin

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Etymology

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Latinisation of names of the form Brūn in Proto-Germanic and/or its descendant languages, deriving from the root *brūnaz (brown): Germanic Brūn + Latin (suffix forming masculine personal names).

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Brūnō m sg (genitive Brūnōnis); third declension

  1. a male given name from the Germanic languages, equivalent to English Brown

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Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Brūnō
Genitive Brūnōnis
Dative Brūnōnī
Accusative Brūnōnem
Ablative Brūnōne
Vocative Brūnō

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Brūnō m (genitive Brūnōnis); third declension

  1. any man named “Bruno” or an equivalent, a Bruno

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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Brūnō Brūnōnēs
Genitive Brūnōnis Brūnōnum
Dative Brūnōnī Brūnōnibus
Accusative Brūnōnem Brūnōnēs
Ablative Brūnōne Brūnōnibus
Vocative Brūnō Brūnōnēs

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Latvian

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Etymology

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First recorded as a given name of Latvians in the end of the 19th century. Cognate to German and English Bruno.

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Bruno m

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Bruno

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  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviesu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, →ISBN
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Bruno was the only given name of 1104 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Portuguese

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  • Hyphenation: Bru‧no

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Bruno m (plural Brunos)

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Bruno

Slovak

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Etymology

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Derived from German Bruno.

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Bruno m anim (genitive singular Bruna, nominative plural Brunovia, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Bruno

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  • Bruno”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbɾuno/ [ˈbɾu.no]
  • Rhymes: -uno
  • Syllabification: Bru‧no

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Bruno m

  1. a male given name

Swedish

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Etymology

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From German Bruno.

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Bruno c (genitive Brunos)

  1. a male given name, equivalent to English Bruno