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breun

NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

breun m (f breune, m plural breuns, f plural breunes)

  1. (Guernsey, Cotentin) brown

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish brén (putrid, stinking, rotten), from Proto-Celtic *bragno-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreHg.

AdjectiveEdit

breun (comparative nas/na b' brèine, superlative as/a b' brèine)

  1. rotten, foul, loathsome, rancid, nasty, corrupt, rank