bren

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

bren ‎(third-person singular simple present brens, present participle brenning, simple past and past participle brenned)

  1. (obsolete) To burn.

Noun[edit]

bren ‎(uncountable)

  1. Obsolete form of bran.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to bredh 'fir'.

Noun[edit]

bren m

  1. silver fir (Abies alba)

Kriol[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English friend.

Noun[edit]

bren

  1. friend

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

bren m ‎(nominative singular brens)

  1. bran

Descendants[edit]

  • English: bran (borrowed)

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

bren

  1. Soft mutation of pren.