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 (predicative) brunest, superlative (attributive) bruneste)

  1. brown (having brown colour)
  2. (as a noun) brown (colour)
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]
Colors in Danish · farver (layout · text)
     rød      grøn      gul      flødefarvet      hvid
     højrød      magenta      turkis      lime      lyserød
     indigo      blå      orange      grå      violet
     sort      lilla      brun      azurblå      cyan

Etymology 2[edit]

See brune ‎(to brown).

Verb[edit]

brun

  1. imperative of brune

References[edit]


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 *bʰruHn- ‎(grey, brown). Cognate with Old High German brūn ‎(brown), Old English brūn ‎(brown). More at brown.

Pronunciation[edit]

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      vert      jaune      crème      blanc
     cramoisi      magenta      bleu canard      vert citron      rose
     indigo      bleu      orange      gris      violet
     noir      pourpre      brun      azur      cyan

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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 *bʰruHn- ‎(grey, brown).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

brun m

  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]

References[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      grøn      gul      ?      kvit
     ?      ?      ?      ?      rosa
     ?      blå      oransje      grå      ?
     svart      lilla      brun      ?      (turkis)

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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 *bʰruHn-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

brun (comparative brunare, superlative brunast)

  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.