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European Wire colors - w/references
Blue, brown and green? This is non-USA-standard so it's hard to say for sure.
Let's use the terms "hot", "neutral" and "ground".
Hot is the narrow plug.
Neutral is the wide plug.
Ground, of course, is the third plug.
Ground should be green or green with a yellow stripe.
Neutral should be white.
Hot is black.
The second of the two links discusses 220V also.
Blue for "neutral"
Brown for "line" (hot)
Green with a yellow stripe for "earth" (ground)
Last, this page suggests how to test to be sure:
With an ohm meter you should be able to find a connection between the
"neutral" and the base of the lamp. Presumably there would also be a
connection between "ground" and the fixture body.
Hope this helps, James