bær

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ber.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛr/, [b̥æɐ̯]

Noun[edit]

bær n (singular definite bærret, plural indefinite bær)

  1. berry
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See bære.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛːr/, [b̥æɐ̯ˀ]

Verb[edit]

bær

  1. Imperative of bære.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bœr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bær m

  1. farm
  2. town

Declension[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ber.

Noun[edit]

bær n

  1. berry

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

“baer” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bazaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰosós.

Germanic cognates: Old Frisian bar, Old Saxon bar, Middle Dutch bar, baer (Dutch bar, baar), Old High German bar (German bar), Old Norse berr (Swedish bar, Norwegian Nynorsk berr).

Indo-European cognates: Balto-Slavic *basas (Lithuanian bãsas, Latvian bass, Russian босой (bosój), Polish bosy), Albanian mbath (I wear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bær

  1. bare, naked, unconcealed
    Wit her baru standaþ unwered wædo: we stand here naked, unprotected by garments. (Cædmon's Metrical Paraphrase)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]