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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German runt, from Old French ront, roont, from Latin rotundus, related to rota, from Proto-Indo-European *Hroth₂-o- (wheel).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rund

  1. round, circular
  2. plump, chubby, rotund
  3. smooth (of a beverage: having a pleasantly rounded flavor; neither rough nor astringent)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of rund
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular rund 2
Neuter singular rundt 2
Plural runde 2
Definite attributive1 runde
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch runt, from Old Dutch *rund, from Proto-Germanic *hrunþaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

rund n (plural runderen, diminutive rundje n)

  1. any bovine animal
  2. idiot, stupid person
    Je bent een rund als je met vuurwerk stunt.
    You're an idiot if you mess around with fireworks.

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FaroeseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rund f

  1. round, femal form of rundur

DeclensionEdit

rundur a7
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) rundur rund runt
Accusative (hvønnfall) rundan runda
Dative (hvørjumfall) rundum rundari rundum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (runds) (rundar/
rundrar)
(runds)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) rundir rundar rund
Accusative (hvønnfall) rundar
Dative (hvørjumfall) rundum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (runda
rundra)

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German runt, like English round and Dutch rond from Old French ront, from Latin rotundus (round) from rota (wheel, disk), compare German Rad.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rund (comparative runder, superlative am rundesten)

  1. round, rounded, similar as in English, especially:
  2. circular
  3. spherical, globular, ball-shaped
  4. corpulent, thick
  5. (engine operation) regular

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AdverbEdit

rund

  1. around
  2. roughly, approximately, about
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 29/2010, page 49:
      Rund eine Million beschriebene Insektenarten leben auf der Erde, […]
      Approximately one million documented insect species live on Earth, […]

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HunsrikEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rund (comparative runder, superlative rundest)

  1. round
    Sie sitze aan em runde Disch.
    They are sitting at a round table.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of rund
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative rund rund rund runde
accusative runde rund rund runde
dative runde runde runde runde
Strong inflection nominative runder runde rundes runde
accusative runde runde rundes runde
dative rundem runder rundem runde

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rund (neuter singular rundt, definite singular and plural runde, comparative rundere, indefinite superlative rundest, definite superlative rundeste)

  1. round

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VerbEdit

rund

  1. imperative of runde

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German runt, from Old French ront, runt, reont, from Old French rotundus. Akin to English round.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rʊnː/, /rʉnː/, /rʊnd/, /rʉnd/

AdjectiveEdit

rund (neuter singular rundt, definite singular and plural runde, comparative rundare, indefinite superlative rundast, definite superlative rundaste)

  1. round

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

rund (comparative rundare, superlative rundast)

  1. round (shaped like a circle or sphere)
  2. fat
  3. rounded, approximate

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of rund
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular rund rundare rundast
Neuter singular runt rundare rundast
Plural runda rundare rundast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 runde rundare rundaste
All runda rundare rundaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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