bere

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English bere.

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Noun[edit]

bere (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly Scotland) Barley, especially six-rowed barley.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

bere

  1. plural of beer

Basque[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

bere

  1. his, her, its

Chichewa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Bantu *ìbéèdè.

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Noun[edit]

bére class 5 (plural maŵére class 6)

  1. breast, teat

Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

bere

  1. berry

Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of earlier bevere, from Latin bibere, present active infinitive of bibō, from Proto-Italic *pibō, from Proto-Indo-European *píph₃eti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bere

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to drink

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bēre

  1. vocative masculine singular of bērus

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *bero, from Proto-Germanic *berô.

Noun[edit]

bēre m

  1. bear
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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch *beri, from Proto-Germanic *bazją.

Noun[edit]

bēre f

  1. berry
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Further reading[edit]

  • bere (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • bere (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • bere (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • bere (V)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English bera.

Noun[edit]

bere (plural beres)

  1. bear

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse bera.

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Verb[edit]

bere (present tense ber, past tense bar, past participle bore, passive infinitive berast, present participle berande, imperative ber)

  1. to carry, bear
    Kor langt skal eg bere dette?
    How far shall I carry this?
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse bera.

Noun[edit]

bere f (definite singular bera, indefinite plural berer, definite plural berene)

  1. a female bear, she-bear
    Inne mellom trea kunne dei skimta ei bere.
    Between the trees, they could discern a she-bear.
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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *baraz. Cognate with Old Norse barr.

Noun[edit]

bere m

  1. barley
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This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

bere

  1. first-person singular present indicative of beran

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from German Bier. Influenced by the word below, meaning "action of drinking".

Noun[edit]

bere f (plural beri)

  1. beer
    Vrem trei beri, te rog.
    We want three beers, please.
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

bea (to drink) +‎ -re

Noun[edit]

bere f (uncountable)

  1. (rare) (the act of) drinking
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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English bere.

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Noun[edit]

bere (uncountable)

  1. barley, especially six-rowed barley

Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from French béret.

Noun[edit]

bere (definite accusative bereyi, plural bereler)

  1. beret

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Turkic bertmek (to wound, to injure).

Noun[edit]

bere (definite accusative bereyi, plural bereler)

  1. wound, injury