Danish edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Danish brækne, from Old Norse (related to Swedish bräken (fern)), from Proto-Germanic *brak- (bushes, undergrowth), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg-.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /brajnə/, [ˈb̥ʁɑjnə]

Noun edit

bregne c (singular definite bregnen, plural indefinite bregner)

  1. fern
  2. bracken

Inflection edit

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Norwegian Bokmål edit

 
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Etymology edit

Related to Danish bregne, English bracken, and Swedish bräken

Noun edit

bregne f or m (definite singular bregna or bregnen, indefinite plural bregner, definite plural bregnene)

  1. a fern

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology edit

Related to Danish bregne, English bracken, and Swedish bräken

Noun edit

bregne m (definite singular bregnen, indefinite plural bregnar, definite plural bregnane)

  1. a fern

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