Beer

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See also: beer, béer, bëër, and be-er

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English bearu (grove), from Proto-West Germanic *baru, from Proto-Germanic *barwaz (grove).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Beer

  1. A village in East Devon district, Devon, England.

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Beer

  1. A surname.

References[edit]

  • Mills, A. D. (2011). A Dictionary of British Place-Names. Oxford University Press

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Central Franconian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German bere f, from the plural of ber n, from Old High German beri.

Noun[edit]

Beer f (plural Beere)

  1. (Moselle Franconian) berry (kind of fruit)
Usage notes[edit]
  • The word has usually been restricted to a particular kind of berry depending on the dialect. Ripuarian has no general word at all.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German bere m, from Old High German bero, from Proto-Germanic *berô.

Noun[edit]

Beer m (plural Beere)

  1. (Moselle Franconian) bear (animal)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle High German bier, from Old High German bior, from Proto-Germanic *beuzą.

Noun[edit]

Beer m (plural Beer)

  1. (parts of western Moselle Franconian) beer
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German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Beer f (genitive Beer, plural Beeren)

  1. Obsolete form of Beere.

Declension[edit]


Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ber, from Old High German beri.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Beer f (plural Beere, diminutive Beerche)

  1. berry

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Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German ber, from Old High German beri. Compare German Beere, English berry, Swedish bär.

Noun[edit]

Beer f (plural Beere)

  1. berry

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German bir, from Old High German bira. Compare German Birne, Dutch peer, English pear.

Noun[edit]

Beer f (plural Beere)

  1. pear