Bernstein

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German Bernstein

Proper noun[edit]

Bernstein (plural Bernsteins)

  1. A surname​.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German Bernstein

Proper noun[edit]

Bernstein

  1. A surname​.

German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛrnˌʃtaɪ̯n/, [ˈbɛɐ̯nˌʃtaɪ̯n], [ˈbɛʁn-]
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German bernstein, barnstēn. Pertaining to brennen (to burn) with Low German metathesis of -r- (compare bersten, Born). Cognate with English brimstone and Old Norse brennisteinn. The word was borrowed from Middle Low German into several Scandinavian and Slavic languages.

Noun[edit]

Bernstein m (genitive Bernsteines or Bernsteins, plural Bernsteine)

  1. (usually uncountable) amber

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Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Bernstein n (genitive Bernsteins)

  1. A municipality of Burgenland, Austria.
  2. (chiefly historical) A town in Pomerania, now Pełczyce, Poland.
  3. A surname​.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Bernstein
  • French: Bernstein
  • Hungarian: Bernstein

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈbɛrnʃtɛjn]
  • Hyphenation: Berns‧tein
  • Rhymes: -ɛjn

Proper noun[edit]

Bernstein

  1. A surname​.

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Bernstein Bernsteinek
accusative Bernsteint Bernsteineket
dative Bernsteinnek Bernsteineknek
instrumental Bernsteinnel Bernsteinekkel
causal-final Bernsteinért Bernsteinekért
translative Bernsteinné Bernsteinekké
terminative Bernsteinig Bernsteinekig
essive-formal Bernsteinként Bernsteinekként
essive-modal
inessive Bernsteinben Bernsteinekben
superessive Bernsteinen Bernsteineken
adessive Bernsteinnél Bernsteineknél
illative Bernsteinbe Bernsteinekbe
sublative Bernsteinre Bernsteinekre
allative Bernsteinhez Bernsteinekhez
elative Bernsteinből Bernsteinekből
delative Bernsteinről Bernsteinekről
ablative Bernsteintől Bernsteinektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Bernsteiné Bernsteineké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Bernsteinéi Bernsteinekéi
Possessive forms of Bernstein
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Bernsteinem Bernsteinjeim
2nd person sing. Bernsteined Bernsteinjeid
3rd person sing. Bernsteinje Bernsteinjei
1st person plural Bernsteinünk Bernsteinjeink
2nd person plural Bernsteinetek Bernsteinjeitek
3rd person plural Bernsteinjük Bernsteinjeik

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References[edit]

  • Laczkó, Krisztina and Attila Mártonfi. Helyesírás (’Orthography’). Budapest: Osiris Kiadó, 2006. →ISBN