brun

See also: brún

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DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bruːn/, [b̥ʁuːˀn]

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse brúnn.

AdjectiveEdit

brun ‎(neuter brunt, definite and plural brune, comparative brunere, superlative brunest)

  1. brown (having brown colour)
  2. (as a noun) brown (colour)
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit
Colors in Danish · farver (layout · text)
     rød      grøn      gul      flødefarvet      hvid
     højrød      magenta      turkis      lime      lyserød
     indigo      blå      orange      grå      violet
     sort      lilla      brun      azurblå      cyan

Etymology 2Edit

See brune ‎(to brown).

VerbEdit

brun

  1. imperative of brune

Dutch Low SaxonEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun

  1. Alternative spelling of bruun

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French, from Old French brun ‎(polished, shiny, brown), from Frankish *brūn ‎(brown, dark, shiny), from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz ‎(brown), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruHn- ‎(grey, brown). Cognate with Old High German brūn ‎(brown), Old English brūn ‎(brown). More at brown.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun m ‎(feminine singular brune, masculine plural bruns, feminine plural brunes)

  1. brown (usually of hair)

NounEdit

brun m ‎(plural bruns, feminine brune)

  1. brown-haired person

See alsoEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     rouge      vert      jaune      crème      blanc
     cramoisi      magenta      bleu canard      vert citron      rose
     indigo      bleu      orange      gris      violet
     noir      pourpre      brun      azur      cyan

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German Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun

  1. Alternative spelling of bruun

InterlinguaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun

  1. brown

NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • breun (Guernsey, Cotentin)

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

brun m

  1. (Jersey) brown

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brúnn

AdjectiveEdit

brun ‎(neuter singular brunt, definite singular and plural brune, comparative brunere, indefinite superlative brunest, definite superlative bruneste)

  1. brown (a colour)

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brúnn

AdjectiveEdit

brun ‎(neuter singular brunt, definite singular and plural brune, comparative brunare, indefinite superlative brunast, definite superlative brunaste)

  1. brown (a colour)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Norwegian Nynorsk · fargar (layout · text)
     raud      grøn      gul      ?      kvit
     ?      ?      ?      ?      rosa
     ?      blå      oransje      grå      ?
     svart      lilla      brun      ?      (turkis)

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *brūnaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brūn

  1. brown

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Proto-Germanic *brūnaz

AdjectiveEdit

brun m ‎(feminine brune)

  1. brown

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

brun m ‎(oblique plural bruns, nominative singular bruns, nominative plural brun)

  1. brown-haired person

DeclensionEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French brun.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun 4 nom/acc forms

  1. brown
  2. brown or dark-haired

DeclensionEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse brúnn, from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruHn-.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

brun

  1. of the color brown

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of brun
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular brun brunare brunast
Neuter singular brunt brunare brunast
Plural bruna brunare brunast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 brune brunare brunaste
All bruna brunare brunaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.
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