broon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Conserved from Old English brūn, broun as opposed to the Standard English pronunciation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broon (countable and uncountable, plural broons)

  1. (Tyneside, Scotland) The colour brown.

Adjective[edit]

broon (comparative more broon, superlative most broon)

  1. (Tyneside, Scotland) Of the colour brown.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Frank Graham (1987) The New Geordie Dictionary, →ISBN

Anagrams[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

broon

  1. genitive singular of brao

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
broon broon
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbroon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English broun, from Old English brūn (brown; dark; dusky), from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz.

Noun[edit]

broon (plural broons)

  1. The colour brown

Adjective[edit]

broon (comparative mair broon, superlative maist broon)

  1. Of the colour brown