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See also: Bjørn, björn, Björn, bjǫrn, and Bjǫrn

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DanishEdit

 
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bjørn

EtymologyEdit

From Old Danish biørn, biorn, from Old Norse bjǫrn (bear), from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô, probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bjœrn/, [ˈb̥jœ̞ɐ̯ˀn]

NounEdit

bjørn c (singular definite bjørnen, plural indefinite bjørne)

  1. bear (large mammal of family Ursidae)
  2. (nautical) lubber's hole

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FaroeseEdit

 
skógarbjarnir (Ursus arctos arctos)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bjǫrn, from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô,
probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bjørn f (genitive singular bjarnar, plural bjarnir)

  1. bear

DeclensionEdit

Declension of bjørn
f3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bjørn bjørnin bjarnir bjarnirnar
accusative bjørn bjørnina bjarnir bjarnirnar
dative bjørn bjørnini bjørnum, bjarnum bjørnunum, bjarnunum
genitive bjarnar bjarnarinnar bjarna bjarnanna

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bjǫrn, from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô, probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining), maybe related to brun (brown).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bjørn m (definite singular bjørnen, indefinite plural bjørner, definite plural bjørnene)

  1. a bear (large mammal of family Ursidae)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bjǫrn, from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô, probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining), maybe related to brun (brown).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bjøːrn/, /bjœrn/

NounEdit

bjørn m (definite singular bjørnen, indefinite plural bjørnar, definite plural bjørnane)

  1. a bear, (a large mammal of the family Ursidae)

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