brun

See also: brún

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 · farven (layout · text)
     rød      lilla      gul      grøn      ?      blå      ?
     ?      ?      ?      ?      ?      ?      ?
     brun      lyserød      orange      sort      grå      hvid

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 *bhrūn- ‎(grey, brown). Cognate with Old High German brūn ‎(brown), Old English brūn ‎(brown). More at brown.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bʁœ̃/
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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      pourpre      jaune      vert      bleu canard      bleu      indigo
     cramoisi      magenta      crème      vert citron      cyan      azur      violet
     brun      rose      orange      noir      gris      blanc

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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 *bhrūn- ‎(grey, brown).

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

brun m (f breune, m plural bruns, f plural breunes)

  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      lilla      gul      grøn      ?      blå      ?
     ?      ?      ?      ?      (turkis)      ?      ?
     brun      rosa      oransje      svart      grå      kvit

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 *bʰrūn-.

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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