berr

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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)

  1. sheep, goat
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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *birro- ‎(short) (compare Old Irish berr).

Adjective[edit]

berr

  1. short

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *birro- ‎(short) (compare Old Irish berr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

berr

  1. short, brief

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *birros ‎(short) (compare Breton berr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

berr

  1. short

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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.

References[edit]

  • berr” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bazaz, whence also Old English bær, Old High German bar. Cognate with Icelandic ber.

Adjective[edit]

berr

  1. bare