-bar

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German -bære, from Old High German -bāri. Cognate with Old English -bǣre, Dutch -baar,[1] Middle Low German -bar (Swedish -bar), Old Norse -bærr (Old Swedish -bǣr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baːɐ̯/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /baː/, /bɐ/ (common speech)
  • Homophones: bar, Bar

Suffix[edit]

-bar

  1. -able

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “-bar” in: Friedrich Kluge, “Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache” , 22. Auflage, 1989, bearbeitet von Elmar Seebold, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-bar

  1. -able (in broad terms, but not always) This suffix converts nouns and verbs to adjectives, as well as modifying other adjectives.

See also[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-bar

  1. -able (as above)

See also[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish -bar, which is borrowed from Middle Low German -bar. Cognate with the native Old Swedish -bǣr (Old Norse -bærr), German -bar (from Old High German -bāri), Dutch -baar, Old English -bære.[1]

Suffix[edit]

-bar

  1. -able; create an adjective from a noun or verb

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ -bar in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)