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Central FranconianEdit

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VerbEdit

brenne

  1. to burn

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

brenne

  1. First-person singular present of brennen.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of brennen.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of brennen.
  4. Imperative singular of brennen.

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

brenne

  1. to burn

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

brenne

  1. To burn.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Piers Plowman to this entry?)
    • 1387–1400, Geoffrey Chaucer, “The Manciples Tale”, in The Canterbury Tales, [Westminster: William Caxton, published 1478], OCLC 230972125; republished in [William Thynne], editor, The Workes of Geffray Chaucer Newlye Printed, [], [London]: Printed by [Richard Grafton for] Iohn Reynes [], 1542, OCLC 932884868, folio xcix, recto, column 2:
      That for the tyraunt is of greater might / By force of meyne, to ſlee downe right / And brenne houſe & home, & make al playn, / Lo therfore is he called a capitayne / And for the outlawe hath but ſmal meyne / And maie not do ſo great an harm, as he / Ne brynge a countrey to ſo great miſchefe / Men callen him an outlawe or a thefe
      That because the tyrant is of greater might / By force of retinue, to slay downright / And burn house and home, and make all level / Lo therefore is he called a captain / And because the outlaw has but a small retinue / And may not do so great a harm as he [the tyrant] / Nor bring a country to so great mischief / Men call him an outlaw or a thief

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brenna

VerbEdit

brenne (imperative brenn, present tense brenner, passive brennes, simple past (intransitive) brant, or (transitive) brente, past participle brent, present participle brennende)

  1. (intransitive) to burn (be consumed by fire)
  2. (transitive) to burn (something)
  3. (reflexive, brenne seg) to burn oneself
  4. (transitive) to roast (almonds, coffee)
  5. (transitive) to distill (brandy etc.)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

brenne (present tense brenn, past tense brann, past participle brunne, passive infinitive brennast, present participle brennande, imperative brenn)

  1. Alternative form of brenna

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German brennen, English burn.

VerbEdit

brenne

  1. to burn

PlautdietschEdit

VerbEdit

brenne

  1. to burn
  2. to sting
  3. to sear

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