bír

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See also: bir and Bir

Hungarian[edit]

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bír

  1. to endure, to stand, to bear, to cope with something (-t/-at/-ot/-et/-öt)
    Nem bírja a nehéz munkát. - He can't do hard work.
  2. to be able to do, to manage something (-t/-at/-ot/-et/-öt)
    Nem bírom megoldani a feladatot. - I am not able to solve the excercise.
  3. to be able to handle something (-val/-vel)
    Nem bírok ezzel a gyerekkel. - I can't handle this kid.
  4. (formal) to possess, to own, to bear something (-val/-vel)
    Ez nagy jelentőséggel bír. - This bears great significance.
  5. to persuade, to induce to do something (-ra/-re)
    Vallomásra bírták. - They got him to confess.
  6. (colloquial) to like someone or something (-t/-at/-ot/-et/-öt)
    Nagyon bírom őket! - I like them very much.

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Irish[edit]

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bír

  1. (literary, Munster) second-person singular present indicative habitual of

Usage notes[edit]

The analytic form bíonn is standard.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bír bhír mbír
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.