bruno

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin brūnus "brown, brunet" (whence also Spanish bruno, French brun), from Frankish *brūn, from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz (brown), from Proto-Indo-European *bher- (shining, brown). Akin to Old High German brūn "brown" (German braun "brown"), Old English brūn "brown". More at brown.

Adjective[edit]

bruno m (feminine bruna, masculine plural bruni, feminine plural brune)

  1. (dark) brown

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bruno m (plural bruni, feminine bruna)

  1. a dark-haired person

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish *brūn (brown, dark, shiny), possibly through a Italian intermediate.

Adjective[edit]

bruno m (feminine bruna plural brunos feminine plural brunas; comparable)

  1. (dark) brown

Noun[edit]

bruno m (plural brunos, feminine bruna, feminine plural brunas)

  1. a dark-haired male or female
  2. a dark man or a brunette