brun

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bruːn/, [b̥ʁuːˀn]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse brúnn.

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. brown (having brown colour)
  2. (as a noun) brown (colour)
Derived terms[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

See brune (to brown).

Verb[edit]

brun

  1. Imperative of brune.

Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun

  1. Alternative spelling of bruun.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʁœ̃/
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Adjective[edit]

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

  1. brown (usually of hair)

Noun[edit]

brun m (plural bruns, feminine brune)

  1. brown-haired person

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German Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun

  1. Alternative spelling of bruun.

Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun

  1. brown

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun m (feminine breune, masculine plural bruns, feminine plural breunes)

  1. brown

Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

brun

  1. brown (colour)


This Norwegian entry was created from the translations listed at brown. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see brun in the Norwegian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) July 2009


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *brūnaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brūn

  1. brown

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *brūnaz

Adjective[edit]

brun m (feminine brune)

  1. brown

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. brown-haired person

Declension[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French brun.

Adjective[edit]

brun 4 nom/acc forms

  1. brown
  2. brown or dark-haired

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun

  1. of the color brown

Declension[edit]