breun

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Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

breun m (feminine breune, masculine plural breuns, feminine plural breunes)

  1. brown

Norman[edit]

Adjective[edit]

breun m (f breune, m plural breuns, f plural breunes)

  1. brown

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish brén (putrid, stinking, rotten), from Proto-Celtic *bragno-, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreHg.

Adjective[edit]

breun (comparative nas/na b' brèine, superlative as/a b' brèine)

  1. rotten, foul, loathsome, rancid, nasty, corrupt, rank