bjørn

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See also: Bjørn, björn, Björn, bjǫrn, and Bjǫrn

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bjørn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrn (bear), from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô, probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bjœrn/, [ˈb̥jœ̞ɐ̯ˀn]

Noun[edit]

bjørn c (singular definite bjørnen, plural indefinite bjørne)

  1. bear (large mammal of family Ursidae)
  2. lubber's hole

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Faroese[edit]

skógarbjarnir (Ursus arctos arctos)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrn, from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô,
probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining).

Noun[edit]

bjørn f (genitive singular bjarnar, plural bjarnir)

  1. bear

Declension[edit]

f3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bjørn bjørnin bjarnir bjarnirnar
Accusative bjørn bjørnina bjarnir bjarnirnar
Dative bjørn bjørnini bjørnum/
bjarnum
bjørnunum/
bjarnunum
Genitive bjarnar bjarnarinnar bjarna bjarnanna


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Norwegian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrn, from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô, probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining), maybe related to brun (brown).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bjørn m

  1. bear (large mammal of family Ursidae)

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