bearg

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Germanic: cognate with Old Frisian barch (West Frisian baerg), Old Saxon barug (Dutch barg), Old High German barug (dialectal German Barch), Old Norse bǫrgr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bæɑrɡ/, [bæɑrɣ]

Noun[edit]

bearg m

  1. a castrated boar, a barrow
    Amæsted swin, bearg bellende on boc-wuda: a fattened pig, a barrow grunting in beech woods. (Codex Exoniensis)