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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

2brúnn adj.

I.

1) brun, mørkebrun, ?brunviolet ‖ brown, dark brown, ?brownish-violet
2) (om blomster ‖ of flowers)
3) (om sværdæg) mørk, mørkskinnende (cf. Bugge 1868-1869, 67) ‖ (of a sword edge) burnished
4) (om hest) brunsort/sort (cf. y. isl. brúnn ‘sort’) ‖ (of a horse) brown-black, black

II. (cogn.)

Forms: brunt (4); brúnan (4); bruntt (3); brvnn (2); brúna (2); brúnn (2); brunn (2); brunann (2); brun (2); brunum (2); brvnan (1); brúnt (1); brún (1); brunan (1); brunnt (1); brunen (1); bruna (1); bruni (1); brwn (1); brunar (1); brv̈n (1); bruðum (1); brúnum (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Bin item Brúni; Rím; LP ¹brúnn; Med -u-; AJ; deVr ¹brúnn; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹brúnn; Bl

Literature: Bugge 1868-1869 67; Dal 1938 221; Falk 1914 5; Falk 1919 41; Finnur Jónsson 1930 [ANF 46] 333-334; Ropeid 1962 [KLNM 7] 273; Valtýr Guðmundsson 1893 [ANF 9] 189

Genre. (expected): family sagas: 8 (5); contemporary sagas: 7 (3); historical works: 6 (7); religious works: 6 (10); unclassified: 4 (0); charters: 3 (3); legendary sagas: 3 (2); romances: 1 (4);