See also: bròin and bróin

Dalmatian edit

Etymology edit

From Medieval Latin brūnus (brown, brunet) (whence also Spanish bruno, French brun), from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz (brown).

Adjective edit

broin (feminine broina)

  1. brown
  2. dark

Old Irish edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit


  1. inflection of bran (raven):
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative plural

Mutation edit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
broin broin
pronounced with /β(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Sranan Tongo edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Dutch bruin.

Adjective edit


  1. brown