bryne

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimate origin unknown; compare Middle Dutch brine (Dutch brijn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brȳne f

  1. brine

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bruniz (fire, burning), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrenu- (burn, fire). Cognate with Old Norse bruni (fire, burning), related to Old English byrnan (to burn). More at burn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bryne m

  1. burning, fire, conflagration; flame, heat.
  2. inflammation, burn, scald.
  3. torch.
  4. fervor, passion.
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]