bjørn

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See also: Bjørn, björn, Björn, bjǫrn, and Bjǫrn

Danish[edit]

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bjørn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish biørn, biorn, from Old Norse bjǫrn (bear), from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô, probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bjœrn/, [ˈb̥jœ̞ɐ̯ˀn]

Noun[edit]

bjørn c ( singular definite bjørnen, plural indefinite bjørne)

  1. bear (large mammal of family Ursidae)
  2. (nautical) lubber's hole

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Faroese[edit]

skógarbjarnir (Ursus arctos arctos)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrn, from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô,
probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining).

Noun[edit]

bjørn f (genitive singular bjarnar, plural bjarnir)

  1. bear

Declension[edit]

Declension of bjørn
f3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bjørn bjørnin bjarnir bjarnirnar
accusative bjørn bjørnina bjarnir bjarnirnar
dative bjørn bjørnini bjørnum, bjarnum bjørnunum, bjarnunum
genitive bjarnar bjarnarinnar bjarna bjarnanna

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrn, from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô, probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining), maybe related to brun (brown).

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Noun[edit]

bjørn m (definite singular bjørnen, indefinite plural bjørner, definite plural bjørnene)

  1. a bear (large mammal of family Ursidae)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bjǫrn, from Proto-Germanic *bernuz, northern form of Proto-Germanic *berô, probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (brown, shining), maybe related to brun (brown).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bjøːrn/, /bjœrn/

Noun[edit]

bjørn m (definite singular bjørnen, indefinite plural bjørnar, definite plural bjørnane)

  1. a bear, (a large mammal of the family Ursidae)

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