bruun

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Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German brûn, from Old Saxon brūn, from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bruun

  1. (in several dialects, including Stellingwerfs and Sallands) brown

German Low German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German brûn, from Old Saxon brūn, from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bruun

  1. (in several dialects) brown

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *brūn, from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz.

Adjective[edit]

bruun

  1. brown

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: bruin
    • Afrikaans: bruin
    • Papiamentu: bruin
    • Sranan Tongo: broin
  • Limburgish: broen
  • West Flemish: bruun
  • English: bruin
  • Latvian: brūns

Noun[edit]

bruun m

  1. A bear character in the story of Reynard the fox.

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • “bruun”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek[1], 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J., “bruun”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek[2], The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1885–1929, →ISBN

West Flemish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bruun, from Old Dutch *brūn, from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz.

Adjective[edit]

bruun (comparative bruunder, superlative bruunst)

  1. brown