bára

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See also: bara, Bára, bära, and bāra

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰer-

From Old Norse bára ‎(billow, wave).

Noun[edit]

bára f (genitive singular báru, plural bárur)

  1. a single little wave, billow
    Tað er ikki bára á sjónum.
    It is totally calm.
    Sjáldan er ein báran støk.
    “When it rains, it pours.”

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Declension[edit]

Declension of bára
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative bára báran bárur bárurnar
accusative báru báruna bárur bárurnar
dative báru báruni bárum bárunum
genitive báru bárunnar bára báranna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰer-

From Old Norse bára ‎(billow, wave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bára f ‎(genitive singular báru, nominative plural bárur)

  1. wave

Declension[edit]

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Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bára

  1. bar (public house)

Inflection[edit]

Even, no gradation
Nominative bára
Genitive bára
bára
Singular Plural
Nominative bára bárat
Accusative bára báraid
Genitive bára
bára
báraid
Illative bárii báraide
Locative báras bárain
Comitative bárain báraiguin
Essive báran
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person báran bárame báramet
2nd person bárat bárade báradet
3rd person báras báraska báraset

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰer-
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Noun[edit]

bára f

  1. wave, billow
Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Entry "bára" on page 45 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).