rund

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German runt, from Old French ront, roont, from Latin rotundus, related to rota, from Proto-Indo-European *Hroth₂-o- (wheel).

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rund (neuter rundt, definite and plural runde)

  1. round
  2. plump, chubby, rotund
  3. smooth (beverage: having a pleasantly rounded flavor; neither rough nor astringent)

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rund n (plural runderen, diminutive rundje n, feminine koe, masculine stier or bul)

  1. any bovine animal
  2. idiot, stupid person
    Je bent een rund als je met vuurwerk stunt. (Dutch advertising slogan)
    You're an idiot if you mess around with fireworks.

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Faroese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rund f

  1. round, femal form of rundur

Declension[edit]

rundur a7
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) rundur rund runt
Accusative (hvønnfall) rundan runda
Dative (hvørjumfall) rundum rundari rundum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (runds) (rundar/
rundrar)
(runds)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) rundir rundar rund
Accusative (hvønnfall) rundar
Dative (hvørjumfall) rundum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (runda
rundra)

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle High German runt, like English round and Dutch rond from Old French ront, from Latin rotundus "round" from Latin rota "wheel, disk", compare German Rad.

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rund (comparative runder, superlative am rundesten)

  1. round, rounded, similar as in English, especially:
  2. circular
  3. spherical, globular, ball-shaped
  4. corpulent, thick
  5. (engine operation) regular

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rund

  1. around
  2. roughly, approximately, about
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 29/2010, page 49:
      Rund eine Million beschriebene Insektenarten leben auf der Erde, […]
      Approximately one million documented insect species live on Earth, […]

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rund (neuter singular rundt, definite singular and plural runde, comparative rundere, indefinite superlative rundest, definite superlative rundeste)

  1. round

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rund (neuter singular rundt, definite singular and plural runde, comparative rundare, indefinite superlative rundast, definite superlative rundaste)

  1. round

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Swedish[edit]

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rund

  1. round (shaped like a circle or sphere)
  2. fat
  3. rounded, approximate

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