bær

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ber.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛr/, [ˈb̥ɛɐ̯], [ˈpɛɐ̯]

Noun[edit]

bær n (singular definite bærret, plural indefinite bær)

  1. berry
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛːˀr/, [ˈb̥ɛˀɐ̯], [ˈb̥ɛɐ̯ˀ]

Verb[edit]

bær

  1. imperative of bære

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse bǿr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paiːr/ (
    (file)
    )
    Rhymes: -aiːr

Noun[edit]

bær m (genitive singular bæjar, nominative plural bæir)

  1. farm
  2. town

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ber.

Noun[edit]

bær n (definite singular bæret, indefinite plural bær, definite plural bæra or bærene)

  1. a berry
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

bær

  1. imperative of bære

References[edit]

“bær” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse ber,[1] from Proto-Germanic *bazją. Akin to English berry.

Noun[edit]

bær n (definite singular bæret, indefinite plural bær, definite plural bæra)

  1. a berry
Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse bærr,[1] from Proto-Germanic *bēriz. Doublet of -bar.

Adjective[edit]

bær (masculine and feminine bær, neuter bært, definite singular and plural bære, comparative bærare, indefinite superlative bærast, definite superlative bæraste)

  1. (chiefly of cattle) about to calve, or which recently has calved
    Synonyms: drektig (gestating), tidd (gestating)
  2. (more generally, or in compounds) carrying
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

bær

  1. present tense of bæra (non-standard since 1938)
  2. imperative of bæra (non-standard since 1938)

Etymology 4[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bær (masculine and feminine bær, neuter bært, definite singular and plural bære, comparative bærare, indefinite superlative bærast, definite superlative bæraste)

  1. (obsolete, dialectal or eye dialect) alternative spelling of berr (bare)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 “bær” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ivar Aasen (1850), “Bær”, in Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog, Oslo: Samlaget, published 2000

Anagrams[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *baʀ, from Proto-Germanic *bazaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰosós.

Germanic cognates: Old Frisian bar, Old Saxon bar, Middle Dutch bar, baer (Dutch bar, baar), Old High German bar (German bar), Old Norse berr (Swedish bar, Norwegian Nynorsk berr).

Indo-European cognates: Proto-Balto-Slavic *basas (Lithuanian bãsas, Latvian bass, Russian босо́й (bosój), Polish bosy), Albanian mbath (I wear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bær

  1. bare, naked, unconcealed
    Wit her baru standaþ unwered wædo.We stand here naked, unprotected by garments. (Cædmon's Metrical Paraphrase)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: bar, bare

Old Norse[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bær

  1. strong feminine nominative singular of bærr
  2. strong neuter nominative/accusative plural of bærr

Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ber, from Proto-Germanic *bazją.

Noun[edit]

bær n

  1. berry

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]