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Danish

Etymology

Low German rund

Adjective

rund

  1. round, circular, spherical
  2. (colloquial) sane

Usage notes

  • jorden er rund - the Earth is spherical
  • er du rigtig rund?!? - are you insane?!?

See also


Dutch

Noun

rund n. (plural runderen, diminutive rundje)

  1. any bovine animal
  2. a stupid person, especially a woman

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Faroese

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)

Adjective

rund f.

  1. round, femal form of rundur



German

Etymology

Middle High German runt, like English round and Dutch rond from Old French ront < Latin rotundus "round" from Latin rota "wheel, disk", cf. German Rad.

Adjective

rund (comparative runder, superlative am rundesten)


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

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Adverb

rund

  1. around
  2. roughly, approximately, about

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