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Rund
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Danish

Etymology

From Middle Low German runt, from Old French ront, roont, from Latin rotundus, related to rota, from Proto-Indo-European *Hroth?-o- ("wheel").

Pronunciation

Adjective

rund

  1. round, circular
  2. plump, chubby, rotund
  3. smooth (of a beverage: having a pleasantly rounded flavor; neither rough nor astringent)

Inflection

Inflection of rund
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular rund 2
Neuter singular rundt 2
Plural runde 2
Definite attributive1 runde
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch runt, from Old Dutch *rund, from Proto-Germanic *hrunþaz.

Pronunciation

  • (file)

Noun

rund n (plural runderen, diminutive rundje n)

  1. any bovine animal
  2. idiot, stupid person
    Je bent een rund als je met vuurwerk stunt.
    You're an idiot if you mess around with fireworks.

Derived terms


Faroese

Adjective

rund f

  1. round, femal form of rundur

Declension

rundur a7
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) rundur rund runt
Accusative (hvønnfall) rundan runda
Dative (hvørjumfall) rundum rundari rundum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (runds) (rundar/
rundrar)
(runds)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) rundir rundar rund
Accusative (hvønnfall) rundar
Dative (hvørjumfall) rundum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (runda
rundra)

German

Etymology

From Middle High German runt, from Old French ront, from Latin rotundus ("round") from rota ("wheel, disk").

Pronunciation

Adjective

rund (comparative runder, superlative am rundesten)

  1. round, rounded, similar as in English, especially:
    1. circular
    2. spherical, globular, ball-shaped
    Synonym: sinwel (obsolete)
  2. (euphemistic) corpulent, thick
  3. (engine operation) regular

Usage notes

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Adverb

rund

  1. around
  2. roughly, approximately, about
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 29/2010, page 49:
      Rund eine Million beschriebene Insektenarten leben auf der Erde, [...]
      Approximately one million documented insect species live on Earth, [...]

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Hunsrik

Adjective

rund (comparative runder, superlative rundest)

  1. round
    Sie sitze aan em runde Disch.
    They are sitting at a round table.

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Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

rund (neuter singular rundt, definite singular and plural runde, comparative rundere, indefinite superlative rundest, definite superlative rundeste)

  1. round

Derived terms

Verb

rund

  1. imperative of runde

References

  • "rund" in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Middle Low German runt, from Old French ront, runt, reont, from Old French rotundus. Akin to English round.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /r?n:/, /r?n:/, /r?nd/, /r?nd/

Adjective

rund (neuter singular rundt, definite singular and plural runde, comparative rundare, indefinite superlative rundast, definite superlative rundaste)

  1. round

Derived terms

References

  • "rund" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Pronunciation

Noun

rund f

  1. genitive plural of runda

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

rund (comparative rundare, superlative rundast)

  1. round (shaped like a circle or sphere)
  2. fat
  3. rounded, approximate

Declension

Inflection of rund
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular rund rundare rundast
Neuter singular runt rundare rundast
Plural runda rundare rundast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 runde rundare rundaste
All runda rundare rundaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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