Les yeux bruns (en français et en roumain)
Considering the perspective of contrastive linguistics, I have shown some differences between Romanian and French with respect to the adjectival determination used to lexicalize the notion ‘dark coloured eyes’. I have dealt mostly with the Romanian adjectives brun and maro(n) and with their French correspondents brun and marro(n).
Keywords: colours (of the eyes) • Fr. brun, noir • Rum. brun, negru • differences – resemblances between languages •etimologies