bryne

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *brein-; compare Middle Dutch brine (Dutch brijn).

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Noun[edit]

brȳne f

  1. brine
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bruniz ‎(fire, burning), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰrenu- ‎(burn, fire). Cognate with Old Norse bruni ‎(fire, burning), related to Old English byrnan ‎(to burn). More at burn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bryne m

  1. burning, fire, conflagration; flame, heat.
  2. inflammation, burn, scald.
  3. torch.
  4. fervor, passion.
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