barr

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish barr (top, tip, end; crop, produce).

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Noun[edit]

barr m (genitive bairr, nominative plural barra)

  1. top, summit, head, tip
  2. (agriculture) crop, cut, yield
  3. (of wavelength) crest

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Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
barr bharr mbarr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *barros (compare Irish barr), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰers-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barr m (plural barriau)

  1. top
  2. summit, crest

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

barr n

  1. acicular leaves, needles (of te fir or pine)
  2. barley

Descendants[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • barraxlaðr (high-shouldered, with sharp, prominent shoulderbones)
  • barrviðr (pine-forrest; the wood of the fir)

References[edit]

  • Entry "barr" on page 43 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).



Romani[edit]

Noun[edit]

barr m (plural barr)

  1. stone

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

barr n

  1. needle; leaf of a coniferous tree
  2. (dated, slang, uncountable) hair

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Noun[edit]

barr c

  1. (gymnastics) parallel bars

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