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)
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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 Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brúnn

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. brown (a colour)

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brúnn

Adjective[edit]

brun (neuter singular brunt, definite singular and plural brune, comparative brunare, indefinite superlative brunast, definite superlative brunaste)

  1. brown (a colour)

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

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun

  1. of the color brown

Declension[edit]