berr

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See also: ber

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *barwa, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰorwos (compare English barrow (castrated boar), Serbo-Croatian brâv (male sheep or goat)).

Noun[edit]

berr m (indefinite plural berra, definite singular berri, definite plural berrat)

  1. sheep, goat

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *bɨrr, from Proto-Celtic *birros.

Adjective[edit]

berr

  1. short

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *bɨrr, from Proto-Celtic *birros.

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berr

  1. short, brief

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *birros.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

berr

  1. short

Inflection[edit]

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative berr berr berr
Vocative birr*
berr**
Accusative berr birr
Genitive birr birre birr
Dative biurr birr biurr
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative birr berra
Vocative birru
berra
Accusative birru
berra
Genitive berr
Dative berraib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

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Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
berr berr
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mberr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bazaz, whence also Old English bær, Old High German bar. Cognate with Icelandic ber and Norwegian Bokmål bar. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰosós.

Adjective[edit]

berr (feminine ber, neuter bert)

  1. bare
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Descendants[edit]
  • Icelandic: ber
  • Faroese: berur
  • Norn: bjar
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: berr
  • Norwegian Bokmål: bar
  • Westrobothnian: bär, ber
  • Old Swedish: bar
  • Danish: bar
  • Gutnish: bär, bärar

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

berr

  1. second/third-person singular present indicative of bera
  2. second/third-person singular present indicative of berja

References[edit]

  • berr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press