berd

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bert (table; plank), from Old Dutch *bred, from Proto-Germanic *bredą. Cognate with German Brett (board; plank).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛrt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: berd
  • Rhymes: -ɛrt

Noun[edit]

berd n (plural berden, diminutive berdje n)

  1. (archaic) table
  2. (Belgium) plank

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Usage notes[edit]

  • only in use in fixed expression "te berde brengen" (bring (an idea) to the table

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English beard, from Proto-Germanic *bardaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰeh₂.

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Noun[edit]

berd (plural berdes)

  1. beard

Descendants[edit]

  • English: beard
  • Scots: berd, berde, beird
  • Yola: bearde

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