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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _broun_, from Old English _brūn_ (“dark, shining”), from Proto-Germanic _*brūnaz_ (compare West Frisian _brún_, Dutch _bruin_, German _braun_), from Proto-Indo-European _*bʰruHnos_ (compare Ancient Greek _φρύνη_ (phrúnē), _φρῦνος_ (phrûnos, “toad”)), enlargement of _*bʰrew-_ (“shiny, brown”) (compare Lithuanian _bė́ras_ (“brown”), Sanskrit _बभ्रु_ (babhrú, “reddish-brown”)).

From Middle English broun, from Old English brūn (dark, shining), from Proto-Germanic *brūnaz (compare West Frisian brún, Dutch bruin, German braun), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰruHnos (compare Ancient Greek φρύνη (phrúnē), φρῦνος (phrûnos, toad)), enlargement of *bʰrew- (shiny, brown) (compare Lithuanian bė́ras (brown), Sanskrit बभ्रु (babhrú, reddish-brown)).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /bɹaʊn/ * Rhymes: -aʊn

  • IPA(key): /bɹaʊn/
  • Rhymes: -aʊn

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

BROWN (_plural_ BROWNS) * A colour like that of chocolate or coffee. _The BROWNS and greens in this painting give it a nice woodsy feel._ * (snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 4 points. * Black tar heroin. * (sometimes capitalised) A person of Middle Eastern, Latino or South Asian descent; a brown-skinned person; someone of mulatto or biracial appearance TRANSLATIONS

brown (plural browns)

  1. A colour like that of chocolate or coffee.
    The browns and greens in this painting give it a nice woodsy feel.
  2. (snooker) One of the colour balls used in snooker, with a value of 4 points.
  3. Black tar heroin.
  4. (sometimes capitalised) A person of Middle Eastern, Latino or South Asian descent; a brown-skinned person; someone of mulatto or biracial appearance

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

BROWN (_comparative_ BROWNER _or_ MORE BROWN, _superlative_ BROWNEST _or_ MOST BROWN) * Having a brown colour. * (obsolete) Gloomy. * (sometimes capitalized) Of or relating to any of various ethnic groups having dark pigmentation of the skin. ANTONYMS * (having brown as its colour): nonbrown TRANSLATIONS DESCENDANTS * American Sign Language: B@Cheek-PalmForward B@Jaw-PalmForward

brown (comparative browner or more brown, superlative brownest or most brown)

  1. Having a brown colour.
  2. (obsolete) Gloomy.
  3. (sometimes capitalized) Of or relating to any of various ethnic groups having dark pigmentation of the skin.

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Descendants

  • American Sign Language: B@Cheek-PalmForward B@Jaw-PalmForward

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

BROWN (_third-person singular simple present_ BROWNS, _present participle_ BROWNING, _simple past and past participle_ BROWNED) * To become brown. _Fry the onions until they BROWN._ * (cooking) To cook something until it becomes brown. _BROWN the onions in a large frying pan._ * To tan. _Light-skinned people tend to BROWN when exposed to the sun._ * (transitive) To make brown or dusky. * Barlow A trembling twilight o'er the welkin moves, / BROWNS the dim void and darkens deep the groves. * (transitive) To give a bright brown colour to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coating of oxide on their surface. (Can we find and add a quotation of Ure to this entry?) * (demography, slang) To turn progressively more Hispanic or Latino, in the context of the population of a geographic region. _the BROWNING of America_ TRANSLATIONS

brown (third-person singular simple present browns, present participle browning, simple past and past participle browned)

  1. To become brown.
    Fry the onions until they brown.
  2. (cooking) To cook something until it becomes brown.
    Brown the onions in a large frying pan.
  3. To tan.
    Light-skinned people tend to brown when exposed to the sun.
  4. (transitive) To make brown or dusky.
  5. (transitive) To give a bright brown colour to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coating of oxide on their surface.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ure to this entry?)
  6. (demography, slang) To turn progressively more Hispanic or Latino, in the context of the population of a geographic region.
    the browning of America

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - RELATED TERMS
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English - Related Terms

* brunet * burnet

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* golding * Appendix:Colors

Que a categoria em WELSH - PRONUNCIATION
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Welsh - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /brɔu̯n/

  • IPA(key): /brɔu̯n/

Que a categoria em WELSH - ETYMOLOGY
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Welsh - Etymology

Borrowing from English _brown_.

Borrowing from English brown.

Que a categoria em WELSH - ADJECTIVE
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Welsh - Adjective

BROWN (_feminine_ BROWN, _plural_ BROWN) * brown MUTATION

brown (feminine brown, plural brown)

  1. brown

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