barr

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See also: Barr, bàrr, and barr-

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish barr ‎(top, tip, end; crop, produce), from Proto-Celtic *barros (compare Middle Welsh barr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barr m ‎(genitive singular bairr, nominative plural barra)

  1. top, summit, head, tip
  2. (agriculture) crop, cut, yield
  3. (of wavelength) crest

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
barr bharr mbarr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *barros (compare Irish barr), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰers-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

barr m ‎(plural barriau)

  1. top
  2. summit, crest

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

barr n

  1. acicular leaves, needles (of te fir or pine)
  2. barley

Descendants[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • barraxlaðr (high-shouldered, with sharp, prominent shoulderbones)
  • barrviðr (pine-forrest; the wood of the fir)

References[edit]

  • barr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Entry "barr" on page 43 in: Geir T. Zoëga "A Concise Dictionary of Old Islandic", Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).

Romani[edit]

Noun[edit]

barr m ‎(plural barr)

  1. stone

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse barr

Noun[edit]

barr n

  1. needle; leaf of a coniferous tree
  2. (dated, slang, uncountable) hair

Declension[edit]

Inflection of barr 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative barr barret barr barren
Genitive barrs barrets barrs barrens

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

barr c

  1. (gymnastics) parallel bars

Declension[edit]

Inflection of barr 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative barr barren barrar barrarna
Genitive barrs barrens barrars barrarnas