brun

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bruːn/, [b̥ʁuːˀn]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse brúnn.

Adjective[edit]

brun ‎(neuter brunt, definite and plural brune, comparative brunere, superlative brunest)

  1. brown (having brown colour)
  2. (as a noun) brown (colour)
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]
Colors in Danish · farven (layout · text)
     rød      lilla      gul      grøn      ?      blå      ?
     ?      ?      ?      ?      ?      ?      ?
     brun      lyserød      orange      sort      grå      hvid

Etymology 2[edit]

See brune ‎(to brown).

Verb[edit]

brun

  1. imperative of brune

Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun

  1. Alternative spelling of bruun

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French brun ‎(polished, shiny, brown), from Frankish *brūn ‎(brown, dark, shiny), from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz ‎(brown), from Proto-Indo-European *bhrūn- ‎(grey, brown). Cognate with Old High German brūn ‎(brown), Old English brūn ‎(brown). More at brown.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bʁœ̃/
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Adjective[edit]

brun m ‎(feminine singular brune, masculine plural bruns, feminine plural brunes)

  1. brown (usually of hair)

Noun[edit]

brun m ‎(plural bruns, feminine brune)

  1. brown-haired person

See also[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     rouge      pourpre      jaune      vert      bleu canard      bleu      indigo
     cramoisi      magenta      crème      vert citron      cyan      azur      violet
     brun      rose      orange      noir      gris      blanc

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German Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun

  1. Alternative spelling of bruun

Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun

  1. brown

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • breun (Guernsey, Cotentin)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French brun ‎(polished, shiny, brown), from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz ‎(brown), from Proto-Indo-European *bhrūn- ‎(grey, brown).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

brun m (f breune, m plural bruns, f plural breunes)

  1. (Jersey) brown

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brúnn

Adjective[edit]

brun ‎(neuter singular brunt, definite singular and plural brune, comparative brunere, indefinite superlative brunest, definite superlative bruneste)

  1. brown (a colour)

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brúnn

Adjective[edit]

brun ‎(neuter singular brunt, definite singular and plural brune, comparative brunare, indefinite superlative brunast, definite superlative brunaste)

  1. brown (a colour)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Norwegian Nynorsk · fargar (layout · text)
     raud      lilla      gul      grøn      ?      blå      ?
     ?      ?      ?      ?      (turkis)      ?      ?
     brun      rosa      oransje      svart      grå      kvit

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *brūnaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brūn

  1. brown

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *brūnaz

Adjective[edit]

brun m ‎(feminine brune)

  1. brown

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

brun m ‎(oblique plural bruns, nominative singular bruns, nominative plural brun)

  1. brown-haired person

Declension[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French brun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun 4 nom/acc forms

  1. brown
  2. brown or dark-haired

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse brúnn, from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrūn-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun

  1. of the color brown

Declension[edit]

Inflection of brun
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular brun brunare brunast
Neuter singular brunt brunare brunast
Plural bruna brunare brunast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 brune brunare brunaste
All bruna brunare brunaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.